Insurance Benefits Choice Period Begins May 1
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We track important legislation affecting the state’s pension code and respond when necessary to questions from TRS members. In recent days, many of these questions have revolved around two issues – the status of TRS cost-of-living adjustments and the potential sunset of the TRS Early Retirement Option on June 30.
For more information about COLA, click here.
For more information on the future of the ERO, click here.
Inactive teachers (if you have not contributed to TRS for four or more months): click on this link to request a refund of your TRS contributions.
Online Personalized Retirement Planning
The benefit estimate feature in Member Account Access will take information from your TRS record and use it to help you calculate your retirement income. Click here for more on the Personalized Benefit Estimate.
Tier I and Tier II Retirement Plans Explained
Public Act 96-0889, formerly Senate Bill 1946, adds a new section to the Pension Code that will apply to anyone who first contributed to the Teachers’ Retirement System on or after January 1, 2011. Please select the following link to read more: EZ Guide to Retirement Plan Tier I and Retirement Plan Tier II under Public Act 96-0889
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