457(b) FICA Alternative
Humble ISD does not contribute to Social Security. Guest Teachers and Part-Time Temporary staff who are not eligible to participate in TRS are enrolled in the ESC Region 10 457(b) FICA Alternative Retirement Plan.
FICA Alternative Retirement Plan
Guest teachers, part-time employees (20 hours or less per week), and temporary workers not participating in Teachers Retirement Systems of Texas (TRS) must contribute 7.5% to a FICA Alternative Retirement Account and these contributions are deducted on a pre-tax basis. Termination of employment allows for a distribution of these funds therefore become taxable income when a participant receives payment. Other options are available to avoid immediate taxation. The FICA Diversified Portfolio is comprised of a broad range of equity and bond mutual funds and investments that are directly overseen by the Region 10 RAMS Investment Advisory Committee. For more information visit their website at www.region10rams.org by clicking the link below.
Universal Availability Notice – All District employees are eligible to participate in the 403b and 457b plans.
Visit the Region 10 RAMS Website – Web portal to access distribution forms and update contribution amount.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-641-8118 with any questions.
Maria Saenz,Benefits Specialist(281) 641-8118Tammye Vaughn,Benefits Analyst(281) 641-8042Billy Beattie,Director of Business Systems, Payroll, and Benefits(281) 641-8178Fax: 281-446-2312Have workers compensation questions?Contact Risk Management
(281) 641-8995Still have unanswered benefit questions?Please schedule an appointment with the Benefits Analyst.281-641-8050