General Income Tax Information
A tax fact sheet pertaining to loans, annuity savings funds and death benefits. Also addressed are common withholding questions as they relate to your retirement benefit.
Fact Sheet Regarding Chapter 173 of the Laws of 2008
A summary regarding the effect of a divorce, annulment or legal separation on certain beneficiary designations naming the former spouse as beneficiary.
Fact Sheet Regarding Chapter 644 of the Laws of 2008
A summary of the provisions of Title 15 of Article 5 of the General Obligations Law relating to both the content and execution of the statutory short form power of attorney.
Special Durable Power of Attorney Form
This form is limited to retirement benefit transactions and does not apply to any other matters.
Impact of a Member's Bankruptcy on NYSTRS Benefits
A fact sheet regarding the effect a member's bankruptcy has on benefits and loans.