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COLAs for General State Employees, Judges, Administrative Law Judges & Legal Advisors

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MOSERS provides an annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to eligible retired members and their surviving beneficiaries. In general, your annual COLA will be payable in the same month each year for your lifetime.

You may waive your COLA; however, federal law forbids you from waiving your COLA once you are over age 70 1/2. In addition, if you decide to waive the COLA, the waiver is final for that year's increase.

History of Annual COLA Rates
Revised January 18, 2017
COLA Year MSEP COLA  (COLAs for MSEP retirees hired prior to 8/28/97 who have not met their COLA cap) MSEP 2000 (COLAs for MSEP retirees hired on or after 8/28/97; MSEP retirees who have met their COLA cap; MSEP 2000 retirees)
2017 4.000% 1.010%
2016 4.000% 0.095%
2015 4.000% 1.298%
2014 4.000% 1.172%
2013 4.000% 1.655%
2012 4.000% 2.526%
2011 4.000% 1.312%
2010 4.000% 0%
2009 4.000% 3.072%
2008 4.000% 2.278%
2007 4.000% 2.581%
2006 4.000% 2.710%
2005 4.000% 2.130%
2004 4.000% 1.823%
2003 4.000% 1.265%

See the 2017 COLA Calculation

  How are COLAs calculated?

  When are COLAs payable?

 


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MOSERS
Missouri State Employees' Retirement System
Address: 907 Wildwood Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65102
https://www.mosers.org/images/mosers-logo-bg-375-280.jpg Phone: 800.827.1063 URL: Email: mosers@mosers.org Founded On: September 1, 1957