Tulare County · California

Defined Contribution

It's closer than you think.

Cass Cook

•  Plan Adminstrator

Defined Contribution:


Stephanie Henry, Account Executive

(559) 967-2280


Email: Stephanie.henry@empower-retirement.com


3121 Part-Time Plan

The 3121 Deferred Compensation Plan is a mandatory "retirement plan" for part time, seasonal and temporary employees of Tulare County. This deduction is in lieu of Social Security.

Withdrawals from the 3121 Plan may only be made under the following qualifying events:

1. Separation of Service from Tulare County - Withdrawals may be made but only if the employee has no intention of returning to employment with Tulare County for twelve months following the separation.

2. If, upon becoming a regular employee with Tulare County, the 3121 account balance is $5,000 or less and no contributions have been made to the plan for 24 months, a full withdrawal of the account may be made under the Di Minimis rule.

Please note: The 3121 Deferred Compensation plan has no provision for emergency hardship withdrawals or loans.

457 Plan

Discover how the Tulare County 457 Plan is set up.

3121 Distribution Forms

Withdrawal and outgoing rollover forms.

Other 3121 Forms

Forms to change your beneficiary, enrollment forms, and more.