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Get Credit for Previous Public Service?

Note 1
Statewide Retirement Systems

  • TMRS
  • Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Employees Retirement System of Texas
  • Judicial Retirement System of Texas (Plan 1 or 2)
  • Texas County & District Retirement System
  • City of Austin Employees Retirement System
Note 2
For information about your city’s plan, go to, click on City Plan Provisions, and choose your city from the pulldown menu.
Note 3
Federal tax law allows you to use money from some deferred compensation plans and IRAs to purchase service credit. Contact TMRS if you are interested in using this option to purchase service credit.