Retired teachers chapter news

Retired teachers chapter news | May 5, 2016 >>

Guess which major political party has advocated the following policies?

Retired teachers chapter news | May 5, 2016 >>

Do you participate in the Teachers’ Retirement System’s Tax-Deferred Annuity program? If so, you may be required to receive a distribution from your account this year. The Internal Revenue Service requires Tax-Deferred Annuity participants to begin receiving Required Minimum Distributions — RMDs — from their TDA account in the year they reach the age of 70½ if they have separated from service and elected TDA deferral status.

Retired teachers chapter news | April 7, 2016 >>

Federal tax law allows taxpayers who elect to itemize deductions to deduct their state and local income taxes or state and local general sales taxes to reduce their federal income tax.

Retired teachers chapter news | April 7, 2016 >>

Hillary Clinton was the clear and overwhelming favorite of thousands of members who participated in the membership survey.

Retired teachers chapter news | April 7, 2016 >>

UFT President Michael Mulgrew, who chairs the union’s Welfare Fund Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce that retirees are currently receiving their Optional Rider reimbursement.

Retired teachers chapter news | March 3, 2016 >>

If you received one or more of the distributions listed below during 2015, you are required to report the total gross amount of the distribution in box 16a and the taxable amount of the distribution in box 16b on your 2015 federal income tax Form 1040.

Retired teachers chapter news | March 3, 2016 >>

You will be receiving, or have recently received, a letter from the Social Security Administration outlining your Medicare Part B obligation for 2016. It may also include your income-related monthly adjustment amount (IRMAA).

Retired teachers chapter news | March 3, 2016 >>

Poor Johnny One Note’s reputation is probably just a little more elevated than Henny Penny’s “the sky is falling.” But in this instance, let’s pay tribute to Johnny’s persistence when it comes to the Friedrichs case.

Retired teachers chapter news | February 4, 2016 >>

UFT President Michael Mulgrew, who chairs the union’s Welfare Fund Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce that retirees will be receiving their Optional Rider Reimbursement at the end of February.

Retired teachers chapter news | February 4, 2016 >>

If you received one or more of the distributions listed below during 2015, you are required to report the total gross amount of the distribution in box 16a and the taxable amount of the distribution in box 16b on your 2015 federal income tax form 1040.

Retired teachers chapter news | February 4, 2016 >>

Those of us who have been both in-service and retiree activists have spent our professional union careers engaged with our colleagues and in solidarity with the labor movement as a whole. Let’s help renew that commitment with action.

Retired teachers chapter news | January 7, 2016 >>

Our UFT retirees did a tremendous job of pressuring members of Congress to agree on a bipartisan budget compromise that helped halt skyrocketing Medicare premiums and deductibles.

Retired teachers chapter news | January 7, 2016 >>

Union endorsement of candidates for public office has understandably always raised some disagreement.
 The AFT’s early endorsement of Hillary Clinton in July precipitated just such an ongoing discussion among our members.

Retired teachers chapter news | December 3, 2015 >>

In order to reach out to all our members, the RTC holds regular monthly meetings here at union headquarters and annual meetings here in the Greater New York area and all over the country where our retirees have relocated.

Retired teachers chapter news | November 25, 2015 >>
The Supplemental Health Insurance Program’s 2016 premium notices will be sent in early January to retirees who have not elected to pay premiums via automatic pension deduction.
Retired teachers chapter news | November 25, 2015 >>

UFT President Michael Mulgrew joined Retired Teachers Chapter members at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, J.J., for the 25th Annual Luncheon on Oct. 26. Members also heard from Gerri Herskowitz, the director of Retiree Programs, and Sandra March, the UFT liaison to the RTC.

Retired teachers chapter news | November 5, 2015 >>

Labor gains and labor losses are most often incremental and these days successes and failures can go in both directions at the same time.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 1, 2015 >>

Last spring, I represented our Retired Teachers Chapter and the American Federation of Teachers in Boston at the White House’s Northeastern Regional Conference Meeting on Aging.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 1, 2015 >>

The Employee Health Benefits Program started sending out Medicare Part B reimbursements for 2014 at the end of July 2015.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 1, 2015 >>

All UFT members who retired on or after July 1, 2014, will receive an email and/or letter regarding the payment that was negotiated in the most recent UFT contract agreement.

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