CalSTRS Outlook

Making Sense of the Headlines
Volume 6, No. 5

CalSTRS Outlook is an email summary of the latest news releases and other items of interest related to CalSTRS benefits and services.

What's New

Form 1099-R Available on myCalSTRS

Form 1099-Rs for the 2014 tax year were mailed on January 20, 2015. You can view and print additional Form 1099-R statements by logging into myCalSTRS.

The form includes payments issued from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. View or print your Form 1099-R or make changes to your current tax withholding preferences on myCalSTRS.

In compliance with IRS guidelines, your 2014 Form 1099-R no longer includes Copy 2. We recommend you make a copy for your records.

Additional Information About Your Form 1099-R

General Information

Infographic: CalSTRS Members at a Glance 2014

Enjoy this look back at 2014. Thank you for staying connected!

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Pension2 Complements Your CalSTRS Retirement Benefit

CalSTRS Pension2 is CalSTRS’ voluntary defined contribution plan. Pension2 offers the opportunity to invest through tax-advantaged payroll deductions in low cost, flexible 403(b), Roth 403(b) and 457(b) plans for additional retirement savings.

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Updated Publications

  • Tax Considerations for Rollovers
    Summarizes federal and state rules on rollovers, including income tax withholding, and payments to surviving spouses and beneficiaries.
  • Social Security, CalSTRS and You
    Explains the two federal rules that affect the Social Security benefits you may receive as a spouse or through other employment. These rules do not affect your CalSTRS retirement benefit.