Retired teachers chapter news

July 5, 2018

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Our retirees remain on the front lines

Summer vacation for retirees can be any month just as retiree weekends can be any two days ending in y. Because so many retirees have committed the free time that retirement provides to union organizing and political activities they have become known as the UFT’s Daytime Army and they are mobilizing all across the country.

June 7, 2018

UFT to use new automated dues refund system for retirees working for the DOE

If you return to work for the Department of Education and continue to collect a pension, you will find that you are paying union dues both as a retiree (from your pension check) and as an employee (from your payroll check).

Changing banks for your EFT retirement payments

If you’re planning to choose a new bank to electronically receive your monthly retirement payments from the TRS, keep in mind the following so that you can avoid suspension of your Electronic Fund Transfer.

Doing the good nearest to us

Since many of us still live in an academic-year mindset, I thought this column should round out the semester.

May 3, 2018

Termination pay: have you moved?

If you have moved since you retired, you must update your address with the Department of Education.

A campaign for our union’s survival

The best antidote for the ongoing anti-union poison is member engagement. The UFT has launched a door-knocking campaign to connect with our members as the best way to prepare for the expected, potentially devastating Supreme Court decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case.

Required Minimum Distribution

Do you participate in the Teachers’ Retirement System’s Tax-Deferred Annuity program?

April 5, 2018

Reporting TRS distributions on your local income tax

If you received one or more of the distributions listed below during 2016, you are required to report the total gross amount of the distribution on line 16a and the taxable amount of the distribution on line 16b on your 2016 federal income tax Form 1040.

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