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Legacy U.S. HP Retirement (Pension) Plans -- RP, DPSP, and CAPP.

Advice and reference info from members. (Updated Oct 28, 2021)  Website operated by former employees. Please send comments to info@hpalumni.org

This page is one of the links on HPAA's Retirement Plan Menu -- which includes "How to investigate a retirement benefit plan" and "Lump-sum or pension?"

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"Potential Private Retirement Benefit" letter from Social Security. Reports the last transaction in a benefit plan that you were once enrolled in. If "Type of Benefit" is coded "A" -- in the previous year, you rolled the money into a different plan, bought an annuity, or took the cash. "M" if you left before vesting in that plan. How to investigate: https://www.hpalumni.org/PotentialBenefitLetter.


The legacy U.S. HP retirement plans -- the RP, DPSP, and CAPP.

For details of an employer retirement or health plan, obtain a copy of the legal Summary Plan Description ("SPD") -- either by logging into your account on the plan administrator's website or by calling the plan administrator's phone center. They are required by law to provide your SPD upon request. The SPD takes precedence over any other written, online, or verbal information you may be given. How to use an SPD

"EIN" = IRS Employer Identification Number.

HP DPSP: "Hewlett-Packard Company Deferred Profit Sharing Plan" A defined contribution plan.

- US payroll. Participant before Nov 1, 1993. Closed to new participants on Nov 1, 1993.

- EIN: 94-1081436 -- Plan number: 001. Abbreviated as: 94-1081436-001

- HPAA's copy, which may be out of date: RP and DPSP SPD  (Jan 2008 version for reference.)

HP RP: "Hewlett-Packard Company Retirement Plan, a sub-plan of the Hewlett-Packard Company Pension Plan" A defined benefit plan.

- US payroll. Employed on or before Dec 31, 2002. Closed to new participants on Jan 1, 2003.

- EIN: 94-1081436 -- Plan number: 003. Abbreviated as: 94-1081436-003

- HPAA's copy, which may be out of date: RP and DPSP SPD  (Jan 2008 version for reference.)

HP CAPP: "Hewlett-Packard Company Cash Account Pension Plan, a sub-plan of the Hewlett-Packard Company Pension Plan"  (Not to be confused with "TAXCAP" -- HP's original name for the company's 401(k) program.)  A defined benefit plan.

- US payroll. Hired or rehired by HP between Jan 1, 2003 and Dec 31, 2005. (DEC Pension Plan prior to Mar 1, 1996.) Closed to new participants on Jan 1, 2006.

- EIN: 94-1081436 -- Plan number: 003. Abbreviated as: 94-1081436-003

- HPAA's copy, which may be out of date: CAPP SPD

Info on the continuing HP 401(k) plan -- which started in 1984: HP Retirement Plans  


See also: Retirement Plan Menu


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