When you are within 60 days of your chosen retirement date, you may complete and submit an ACERA retirement application. On your retirement application you will write your chosen retirement date as well as choose a beneficiary or beneficiaries for continuance death benefits. You can even submit an application the day before you retire.
1/2/20 Update: The state of California
has not issued an updated Tax Withholding Designation Form DE 4P
yet for 2020. Continue using the attached 2019 form, or
state’s website for further updates. You can find the
date at the bottom of the form in small print. If it says (12-18)
it hasn’t been updated.