U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
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Commanding Officer (Staff Symbol)
U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
New Direct Access & WebNow Links
Per ALCOAST 069/21, here are the new web addresses (URLs) for Direct Access and WebNow/Perceptive Content:
New Direct Access link: https://hcm.direct-access.uscg.mil
New ImageNow/Perceptive Content link: https://imgprd01.direct-access.uscg.mil/webnow (Note: CG network access required.)
The user names and passwords you use to access these systems have not changed.
June 9, 2017
Blended Retirement System (BRS) Comparison Calculator is Available
The official comparison calculator is available at http://militarypay.defense.gov/calculators/BRS/ and should be the only calculator used by service members as other tools may not have received adequate vetting.
June 6, 2017
DoD Launches Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator
The Defense Department has launched a comparison calculator for eligible service members to analyze their estimated retirement benefits under the legacy system and the new Blended Retirement System.
May 10, 2017
Changes to Retiree ID Renewal Rules
Homeland Security Directive 12 now requires retirees and family members seeking to renew or replace a military identification card to provide two types of ID
Civilian exemption for required use of the Travel Management Center (TMC) for conference lodging
Per recent changes, civilian employees are no longer required to use our TMC (ADTRAV) to make lodging reservations for conferences when the conference sponsor has negotiated and set aside rooms at one or more lodging facilities. This exemption already existed for military personnel.
March 15, 2017
Combat Tax Exclusion - Known Issue with PCS Departure Stop and Retroactive Transactions
There is a Direct Access Known Issue with Combat Tax Exclusion
State/Federal Income Tax Withholding for Residents of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands
There are special income tax withholding requirements for certain federal agencies that have employees who work in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) or Puerto Rico.
Avoiding Expected Active Duty Termination Date Payroll Errors
It is very important for Servicing Personnel Offices to keep up Direct Access up-to-date regarding a member's intentions for their end of enlistment.
Leave on Separation Orders
The only leave to be listed on a separation order is "Terminal Leave".