Archived Poll March 2014

Consequences of a Refund

Which of the following is a consequence of refunding your CalSTRS contributions?

Selection Votes Percentage
Loss of CalSTRS membership. 6 4%
Your refund may be taxed as income. 17 11%
Loss of service credit earned in CalSTRS-covered employment. 9 5%
All of the above. 126 80%
Total number of votes: 158 100%

The correct answer is “All of the above.”

Remember, you can keep your money with CalSTRS even if you leave teaching. Before committing, carefully consider the consequences of taking a refund:

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Answer%
Loss of CalSTRS membership.3.8%
Your refund may be taxed as income.10.8%
Loss of service credit earned in CalSTRS-covered employment.5.7%
All of the above.79.7%

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