Investment & Joint Management Committee Meetings
Upcoming board and/or committee meetings information and agenda(s).
Tags: Mid-Career, New Hire, Pre-Retirement, Retiree
Published: August 16, 2022
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TRS Awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)
The Teachers Retirement System of Georgia is pleased to announce that the annual comprehensive report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021, received the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
Published: July 11, 2022
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Board of Trustees' Sets:
In its annual meeting held today, May 11, 2022, the Board of Trustees adopted the following maximum salary increases for FY 2023 that can be used by the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) to compute a member’s highest two-year average salary
Tags: Mid-Career, New Hire, Pre-Retirement, Retiree
Published: May 12, 2022
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1099-Rs and W-2s for Tax Year 2021
Retirees may download their 1099R forms now by logging into your account.
Tags: Retiree
Published: February 1, 2022
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2022 Federal Income Tax Withholding Rates
TRS processed January 2022 monthly retirement benefits using the federal income tax withholding rates for 2021, the federal rates publicly available at the time. The IRS released the 2022 rates in the second half of December, after the deadline for timely payment processing.
Published: January 27, 2022
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FY2021 Annual Membership Statements Are Available
Active members may now access their membership statements online via their TRS account. The statements provide valuable account information, such as an account balance, the lump-sum value of an account, estimated projections, as well as beneficiary and service credit information.
Tags: Mid-Career, New Hire, Pre-Retirement, Retiree
Published: November 12, 2021
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Important Updates About Your 2021 Benefit!
Happy 2021 retirees and we hope that this year is off to a great start! You may have noticed a difference in your January, 2021, benefit.
Tags: Retiree
Published: January 5, 2021
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Georgia is Counting on You
Census data powers much of what we do. Government, business, and many social activities and programs are affected by Census data.
Published: September 14, 2020
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Salary Limitations
In a TRS board meeting held on June 24, 2020, the TRS Board of Trustees adopted the following maximum salary increases for FY 2021 that can be used by the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) to compute a member’s highest two-year average salary
Published: July 1, 2020
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Furloughs and TRS Earnable Compensation
Current economic conditions and reduced revenue collections due to the Covid-19 pandemic have resulted in employers planning for reducing budgets in FY 2021 by several methods such as furloughs, salary reductions and reductions of contracted work days, which will have an impact on the amount of earnable compensation to be reported to TRS
Published: June 5, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19 and Teachers Retirement System for Members, Retirees, and Employers
Tags: Mid-Career, New Hire, Pre-Retirement, Retiree
Published: May 20, 2020
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FY 2022 Contribution Rates
Tags: Mid-Career, New Hire
Published: May 15, 2020
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Effective Immediately for Workshops and Counseling Sessions
Due to the directive from Governor Kemp, TRS is suspending all in-person workshops and counseling sessions until further notice.
Published: March 13, 2020
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A Message to Our Members About the Coronavirus from Executive Director L.C. Buster Evans
We are grateful to have the opportunity to serve our members by ensuring that you have a benefit that you can count on. There is a lot of uncertainty right now but I want to assure you that we are closely monitoring important developments.
Tags: Mid-Career, New Hire, Pre-Retirement, Retiree
Published: March 10, 2020
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Retirees: Have Questions Regarding Health Insurance Deductions?
Retirees: Do you have questions regarding the Health Insurance deduction from your monthly payment?
Tags: Retiree
Published: January 17, 2020
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Video: Economic Impact of Teacher Pensions in Georgia
A detailed look at how TRS retirees contribute to the economic success of Georgia.
Published: November 20, 2019
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Residency Maps
New residency maps are now available to view populations of TRS retirees and active members by City, County, State Senate District, State House District, or U.S. Congressional District.
Published: July 30, 2019
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FY 2020 Salary Limit & FY 2021 Contribution Rate Memo
In its annual meeting on May 15, 2019, the TRS Board of Trustees adopted maximum salary increases for fiscal year 2020 along with the employee and employer contribution rates for fiscal year 2021.
Published: May 29, 2019
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Cost Calculation Requests Now Available Online
To request a service purchase cost calculation, simply click the myTRS Log In button and log in to your account.
Published: March 29, 2019
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Legislative Update 2019
During the legislative session, TRS posts legislative updates from the Georgia General Assembly that may affect the teachers pension system. Pending legislation is sponsored by members of the Georgia House or Senate, and does not become law until the Governor signs the bill. TRS does not draft or lobby for/against any legislation.
Published: February 25, 2019
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1099Rs for Tax Year 2018
1099Rs were mailed on Wednesday, January 23rd. You can download your 2018 1099R now by logging into your account.
Published: January 11, 2019
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TRS Launches New Website
The Teachers Retirement System of Georgia is pleased to announce the launch of our new website!
Published: April 30, 2018
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