How do I request a full withdrawal from TSP?

Requesting a withdrawal To request a withdrawal, log into My Account and click on the “Withdrawals and Changes to Installment Payments” link on the menu. From there you’ll have access to an online tool with which to start your withdrawal.

What form is used for TSP withdrawal?

Complete Form TSP-77 and mail it to the TSP Service Office. (Your request cannot be processed until your agency sub- mits confirmation of your separation to the TSP.) 2. Use the TSP Web site ( to begin (and in some cases, complete) your withdrawal request.

How long does it take to get your TSP full withdrawal?

between 7 to 10 business days
It generally takes between 7 to 10 business days to process your request once you’ve properly completed and submitted it. We disburse withdrawals each business day. You can check My Account at or call the ThriftLine to find out the status of your withdrawal request, including whether the payment has been made.

How do I report TSP withdrawal on my taxes?

Report the entire TSP distribution as a non-taxable pension and annuity distribution on line 16a of Form 1040 if any of the distribution is non-taxable. The total amount of your TSP distribution is found in box 1 of your Form 1099-R. If all of the distribution is taxable, do not report any amount on line 16a.

How do I fill out a TSP form 70?

To complete a TSP-70, you will need to provide the following information:

  1. Information About You.
  2. Married FERS and Uniformed Services Participants.
  3. Married CSRS Participants.
  4. Withdrawal Election.
  5. Transfer Election.
  6. Direct Deposit Information.
  7. Certification and Notarization.
  8. Federal Tax Withholding.

What are the new rules for TSP withdrawal options?

You may make a one-time withdrawal of up to $100,000 from a civilian or uniformed services account. For those still in federal service, the usual requirements that you be at least 59 ½ years old or certify that you meet specific financial hardship criteria are waived.

How do I get a TSP 70 form?

Form TSP 70 Checklist – Request for Full Withdrawal You can complete Form TSP 70 Form here ( and post it to TSP (Thrift Savings Plan P.O. Box 385021 Birmingham, AL 35238), fax it to 1-866-817-5023, or use the website to initiate, and in some cases, even complete the withdrawal online.

What is a TSP 70 form?

Use this form to request an immediate withdrawal of your entire vested account balance, to be paid after your agency confirms your separation from Federal service.

How do I avoid paying taxes on my TSP withdrawal?

If you want to avoid paying taxes on the money in your TSP account for as long as possible, do not to take any withdrawals until the IRS requires you to do so. By law, you are required to take required minimum distributions (RMDs) beginning the year you turn 72.

How do you repay a COVID 401k withdrawal?

If you repay a coronavirus-related distribution, the distribution will be treated as though it were repaid in a direct trustee-to-trustee transfer so that you do not owe federal income tax on the distribution.