TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Address: 1000 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701Website: http://www.trs.state.tx.us
The Teachers Retirement System website provides an abundance of information for active, terminated, and retired school district employees. TRS is the best place to start when trying to find information retirement eligibility, beneficiary designations for your retirement account, purchasing service credit, amongst many other things.Quick LinksRetirement Presentations
FAQsQ: What is the "EMPLOY TRS CARE" deduction on my paycheck?A: This is what every regular full-time and part-time employee must pay each payroll that contributes towards funding the retiree medical program.Q: What is the percentage that's deducted for "EMPLOY TRS CARE"?A: 0.65% of gross wagesQ: What is the "REGULAR TRS" deduction on my paycheck?A: This is money taken from every regular full-time and part-time employee that goes into your actual retirement account with TRS.Q: What is the percentage that's deducted for "REGULAR TRS" and can I change the percentage deducted?A: The percentage taken from each paycheck effective 9/1/2021, 8% is deducted. You cannot change the percentage withdrawn as this is state mandated.Q: How can I see how much I have in my TRS retirement account?A: Click on MyTRS LOGIN and log into your retirement account portal.
- Presentation Handout
- What Tier am I?
- Purchasing Service Credit
- Survivor Benefits
- Steps to Retirement
- Selecting a Retirement Benefit Option
- Disability Retirement
- Requesting a Refund