Optional Benefit Deductions


SBCERA only administers your retirement benefit. We do not manage retiree medical or insurance benefits. However, there are a few deduction options that exist for SBCERA retirees and beneficiaries. Below is a list of options that can be deducted from your benefit including the organizations you should contact for additional information:

  • California State Income Tax Withholding
  • Donation to Children’s Fund of SB County
  • County COBRA Premiums
  • County Dental Insurance
  • County Health Insurance
  • Federal Income Tax Withholding
  • MDAQMD Retiree Medical
  • CalPERS Long Term Care Insurance
  • Retired Employees of San Bernardino County (RESBC) Dues
  • Teamsters Local 1932/SEBA Dental
  • Teamsters Local 1932/SEBA Dues
  • Teamsters Local 1932/SEBA Vision
  • SEBA – Safety Life Insurance

Authorizing or Changing Your Deductions

All deductions require written authorization from you. For Arrowhead Credit Union and Retired Employees of San Bernardino County deductions, you can request or change your deductions by completing the appropriate SBCERA deduction authorization form and submitting to SBCERA. For tax deduction information please visit the Taxes & Your Benefit page. For all other deductions, please contact the organization and request the appropriate insurance or deduction authorization form. You should contact the organization that the deduction is going toward for additional information. 

Optional Deduction Contact Information 

Employee Benefits and Services Division (EBSD)
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Teamsters Local 1932
Safety Employees’ Benefit Association (SEBA)
Children’s Fund of San Bernardino County
Retired Employees of San Bernardino County

Tax Withholding

For SBCERA retirement benefit tax withholding information, please visit the Taxes & Your Benefit page.

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