Optional Deductions

Overview

Optional Deductions

You may request the following optional deductions be taken from your monthly VCERA benefit. You can change the deductions at any time in writing.

  • Federal and California State income tax withholding. (If you elect no withholding, you are still responsible to pay all applicable taxes.)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance premiums.
  • Membership dues in the Retired Employees Association of Ventura County (REAVC) or SEIU.
  • CalPERS Long-Term Care Insurance.
  • Charitable contributions or any other deduction approved by the Board of Retirement.

Deductions may also be taken from your monthly benefit if VCERA is served with a court order for the following reasons: spousal support, child support, or wage assignment levy from the Internal Revenue Service or the State of California to collect unpaid income taxes.