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Pension legislation

TRA works with the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement (LCPR) to develop sound pension policy. Go to the LCPR website for meeting info and reports.

Handout: 2018 pension provisions (TRA)

Explainer: 2018 pension law

Member forms & publications

For data privacy reasons, some forms are available only by logging into your MyTRA account.

Counseling checklist

Direct deposit form

Federal and state tax withholding form

Last day of employment form

Power of attorney cover letter and form

Member Handbook of Benefits and Services

Disability Coverage booklet

Disability benefit application
Medical examination report (print two copies)
Release of medical information
Employer certification of service separation
Direct deposit form
Federal and state tax withholding form

Marriage Dissolution booklet

Pension basics for new teachers

Glossary of terms

Reports & fact sheets

TRA fact sheet: Recruitment, Retention & Pensions

Department of Education: Teacher Supply and Demand (2019)

Economic impact of TRA pension income by MN county (2019)

Economic impact of MN public pension income by legislative district (2019)

Pensionomics 2018 (National Institute on Retirement Security)

MN state demographer presentation: Demographic Considerations for Long-Range and Strategic Planning (Feb. 6, 2018)

A Better Bang for the Buck (study: National Institute on Retirement Security)

TRA Retiree Statistics FY2019

TRA Funding Policy

Retirement Plan Design Study: June 2011

Minnesota Teacher Fund Consolidation Study: December 2013