Superannuation Administration Manual (SAM) - Special Bulletin

This document provides information on policies and procedures related to the Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA).

2014

SAM - Special Bulletin 2014-001

Date: March 14, 2014

Subject: 2014 Pension Contribution Rates, Thresholds, Indexation and Calculations

2013

SAM - Special Bulletin 2013-001

Date: January 16, 2013

Subject: 2013 Pension Contribution Rates, Thresholds, Indexation and Calculations

2012

SAM - Special Bulletin 2012-001

Date: January 6, 2012 Updated January 24, 2012

Subject: Canada Pension Plan/Quebec Pension Plan Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act/Retirement Compensation Arrangement Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, Pension Adjustment Calculations

2011

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-007

Date: November 7, 2011 Updated September 09, 2013

Subject: Leave Without Pay (LWOP) Pension Services

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-006

Date: June 2, 2011

Subject: Potential Postal Disruption

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-005

Date: April 11, 2011 Updated February 13, 2012

Subject: Government of Canada Pension Modernization Project - Release 2.0 - New Processes for Return of Contributions Upon Termination of Employment

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-004

Date: April 11, 2011

Subject: Employer Support Services - Roles and Responsibilities (Departments, Agencies and Crown corporations serviced by the Regional Pay System)

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-003

Date: April 11, 2011

Subject: Employer Support Services - Crown corporations, Agencies and territorial governments that are NOT serviced by the Regional Pay System

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-002

Date: April 11, 2011 Updated February 2, 2012

Subject: New Processes for Pension Benefit Entitlements and Survivor Pension Entitlements

SAM - Special Bulletin 2011-001

Date: January 17, 2011 Updated March 14, 2011

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)/Retirement Compensation Arrangement (RCA) Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

SAM - Special Bulletin (ARCHIVE)

2010

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2010-001

Date: January 21, 2010

Subject: Plan Enrolment and Orientation Services

2009

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2009-005

Date: December 31, 2009

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)/Retirement Compensation Arrangement (RCA) Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, PA Calculations

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2009-004

Date: December 11, 2009

Subject: Change in the Mailing Address of the Public Service Pension Centre

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2009-003

Date: July 3, 2009

Subject: Information regarding the Canadian Forces members and the Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2009-002

Date: February 16, 2009 (revised October 31, 2011)

Subject: Service Purchase (Elective Service)

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2009-001

Date: February 12, 2009

Subject: New Name for the Superannuation, Pension Transition and Client Services Sector

2008

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2008-005

Date: December 22, 2008

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)/Retirement Compensation Arrangement (RCA) Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2008-004

Date: May 1, 2008 (Revised April 5, 2011)

Subject: Spousal and Dependants Benefits Information

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2008-003

Date: May 1, 2008 (revised June 13, 2011)

Subject: Pre-employment Information

2007

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2007-003

Date: December 27, 2007

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)/Retirement Compensation Arrangement (RCA) Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

2006

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2006-003

Date: December 22, 2006

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)/Retirement Compensation Arrangement(RCA) Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, Pension Adjustment(PA) Calculations

2005

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2005-005

Date: December 21, 2005

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)/Retirement Compensation Arrangement (RCA) Employee and Employer Contribution Rates, Salary Thresholds, Indexation, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2005-004

Date: May 2, 2005 (revised June 16, 2011)

Subject: New Pension Transfer Services Process (Pension Transfer Agreements (PTA)/Reciprocal Transfer Agreements (RTA))

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2005-002

Date: February 8, 2005

Subject: Release of Specific Information Pertaining to Survivor Benefits and the Supplementary Death Benefit (SDB) Plan in Accordance with the Privacy Act

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2005-001

Date: January 20, 2005 (Revised February 2, 2005)

Subject: Changes to the Certification of Leave Without Pay Form (PWGSC-TPSGC 2123)

2004

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2004-006

Date: December 17, 2004

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2004-001

Date: January 6, 2004

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

2002

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2002-005

Date: December 6, 2002

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

2001

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2001-004

Date: December 19, 2001

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

2000

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2000-007

Date: December 7, 2000

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan(QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 2000-006

Date: November 17, 2000

Subject: Pensionable Leave Without Pay (LWOP) Limits under the Public Service Superannuation Regulations

1999

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 1999-011

Date: December 15, 1999

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 1999-003

Date: February 15, 1999

Subject: Employees on Leave Without Pay to serve as full-time paid officials of bargaining agents

1998

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 1998-015

Date: December 17, 1998

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

1997

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 1997-014

Date: December 10, 1997

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Indexation, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

1996

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 1996-008

Date: December 9, 1996

Subject: Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) Contribution Rate, Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA) Pension Increase, PSSA Thresholds/Employer Rate, Pension Adjustment (PA) Calculations

1993

ARCHIVED SAM - Special Bulletin 1993-003

Date: April 19, 1993

Subject: Changes to the Public Service Superannuation Act (PSSA)