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Seattle Public Schools Employee Information

Seattle Public Schools is offering Roth 403(b) Contributions starting with Contributions from your February 1, 2021 paycheck.

403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan (TSA)

403(b) Plans generally serve as voluntary supplemental retirement savings plans designed to supplement retirement benefits available from State pension plans and Social Security. The IRS provides a Summary of 403(b) Plan Basics page and a 403(b) Plan Brochure for Employees on its website.

Please visit the "Why Participate?" page for additional information on the benefits of utilizing the 403(b) plan.

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For more information on CCC Online Accounts please visit our Online Account Information and Tutorials page.

EZ-Enroll Available for New Participants

Roth Contributions Available

Seattle Public Schools allows Roth 403(b) Contributions. Roth contributions are deferred from paychecks to investment accounts on an after-tax basis, as opposed to Traditional 403(b) which are deferred on a pre-tax basis.

CCC Roth Tutorials Available:

Useful Roth Contribution Links

You may find it helpful to review some of the websites listed below.

Please note: Roth 403(b) accounts are available from select vendors, please review the information listed on the Seattle Public Schools 403(b) Vendors page for vendors that show "403(b) Roth Account Available" after the vendor name where applicable, then follow the Enrollment Steps to begin participation.

Which Optional Features Does the District Allow in its 403(b) Plan?

403(b) Optional features are either included in, or excluded from, the Plan, as specified below and as further described in the parenthetically referenced sections in the Plan Document for Seattle Public Schools. These options are listed here in abstract for convenient reference:

    Catch-ups under the Plan
  • 15 Years-of-Service Catch-up Elective Deferral Contributions: Yes
  • Age 50 Catch-up Elective Deferral Contributions: Yes
  • Contributions to the Plan
  • Direct Rollovers Into the Plan: Yes
  • Employer Contributions Allowed: Yes
  • Employer Post Severance Contributions Allowed: No
  • Exchanges Within the Plan: Yes
  • Roth Contributions: Yes
  • Other Plan Transactions
  • Hardship Distributions: Yes
  • In-service Distributions After Age 59-1/2: Yes
  • In-service Distributions From Rollover Accounts: Yes
  • Loans: Yes
  • Permissive Service Credit Transfers: Yes
  • Plan-to-Plan Transfers To the Plan: Yes
  • Plan-to-Plan Transfers From the Plan: Yes


Begin, Change, or Cancel 403(b) Contributions via Your CCC Online Account

Salary Reduction Agreements (SRAs) for the Seattle Public Schools 403(b) plan are available online to start, change, or cancel your contributions to the plan:

403(b) Transaction Information

Visit the 403(b) Transaction Page.

457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan

Please visit the 457(b) Information page to learn more.


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