About Macon State
Teacher's Retirement System of Georgia
Macon State College employees are eligible to participate in the Teacher's Retirement System of Georgia. The membership contribution rate is currently 6% of gross salary.
In addition to this contribution, the college also contributes 11.41% to the system on the employee's behalf. All employee contributions to TRS are tax deferred. Employees will be responsible for full tax liability at any time the contributions are refunded due to IRS regulations.
Retirement benefits from TRS become available after completion of thirty years of service, regardless of age, or after completing ten years of service and attainment of age sixty. Some provisions are available for early retirement with specific penalties. Disability retirement is available in certain circumstances according to TRS policies.
Additional detailed information regarding TRS and retirement benefits is available at: