Q. At the beginning of a pay period, an employee’s military orders begin. But in the middle of the pay period, it will be the 60th day after paying off a Thrift Savings Plan loan. If the employee wants to initiate a new TSP loan, what should the employee do? The orders are for several months.
A. The employee cannot take a loan from his/her civilian account if the employee is in nonpay status with respect to his/her civilian employment while performing military service. However, the employee may be eligible to request a TSP loan from his/her uniformed services account.