• Social Security Changes 2021

    The Social Security administration has changes coming in 2021 for a COLA and increases in earnings limits for recipients working and collecting. Creating an online account at SSA.GOV is the best way to keep abreast […]

     
  • NYCERS Now Has a Mobile App for your Phone

    The new NYCERS website has some added features. You can download forms and file them online. Plus added security for your protection. If you registered for the old site you will need to re-register one […]

     
  • IRA Required Distribution age changed due to new law

    The new Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, just signed by the President , is the broadest piece of retirement legislation passed in 13 years. Ultimately, the law focuses on retirement planning […]

     
  • Social Security Online

    There is no need to wait at your local Social Security office as most needs can be accomplished on their website. If you absolutely need to go to the office in person, you can call […]

     
  • Retirees, part time temp job.

    Part-time, Temporary, Queens St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around […]

     
  • Social Security COLA 2019

    If you are at full retirement age (now age 66) or older for all of 2019, you may keep all of your benefits no matter how much you earn. If you are younger than full […]

     
  • Social Security Announces 2.8 % Benefit Increase for 2019

    Thursday, October 11, 2018 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment […]

     
  • WTC Rescue, Recovery or Clean Up. NYCERS form F622. Deadline is 09.11.18.

    Please read the info on form F622 from NYCERS for members who participated in the WTC recovery or clean-up between 9.11.2001 & 9.12.2002. The link for the form is below which will open all the […]

     
  • NYSHIP upon retiring

    Once you retire, the NYS Department of Civil Service Employee Benefits Division (EBD) becomes your Health Benefits Administrator and your source for benefit information. MTA NYCT Employee Benefits Department is used for active employees only. […]

     
  • Withholding federal taxes from your Social Security benefits

    Social Security income is taxable, but you must select how much federal taxes you want withheld. The IRS form that you must use is the W-4V which allows you to choose the % amount to […]