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3% HEALTHCARE CONTRIBUTION FAQs

 

Troy School District is providing the FAQ below to address inquiries regarding the ruling on the 3% refund from ORS.

 

In order to effectively and efficiently answer additional inquiries, we have established the following email address: ORSRefundInfo@troy.k12.mi.us

 

Please use this email to ask questions not addressed in the FAQ below.  Central Office will not be taking calls regarding this issue.      

 

Supreme Court Ruling of 3% Health Care Contribution FAQ

 

How do I know if I have a refund coming? 

If you had reportable wages between July 2010 and September 2012, the 3% healthcare contribution during that period will be refunded.

 

When will I receive my refund?

The date of the refund will be announced when we have all the appropriate information regarding tax withholdings, retirement payments, etc.

 

What if I’m retired?

If you worked anytime during July 2010 until September 2012, your 3% healthcare contributions during that period will be returned.  Please email your current contact information to the above email address.

 

What if I’ve left Troy Schools?

The refund will be processed by the district you worked for during the mentioned dates.  If you worked for more than one district, make sure each district has your current contact information.  For Troy Schools please forward that information to the above email address.

 

How is the money refunded if the contributing member is deceased?

If you are a family member of a contributing employee whom is now deceased please leave your contact information at the above email to receive further information.

 

Why can’t the ORS send this directly to me instead of sending it to our employer?

There are taxation rules for these payments that can only be implemented by the employer.

 

How will this impact my taxes?

We do not have all the information at this time to answer this question.  As we obtain more information we will release it to you.  The business office will work diligently to make sure all the taxation rules are met.

 

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