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Employers: Following the Rules

In an effort to reduce confusion among ASRS members and Employers, the ASRS is promulgating approximately five new rules that identify the various types of compensation that are used for ASRS purposes.  Effective January 1, 2018, the ASRS contributions and benefits will be based, in part, on the following compensation types:

Employers: Updated Contribution Reporting Information

Read on for employer resource updates pertaining to last spring's Arizona Supreme Court ruling regarding ASRS compensation and employer-paid contributions:

Employers: How Old is That Form?

How old is that form you're using? If it's outdated, it may be rejected! Here's how to find out if you're using current and valid forms:

Employer: Turnaround Times

It is not uncommon for employees who have questions about their retirement benefits to go straight to their benefits office rather than contacting the ASRS. Here are a few of the most commonly askes questions:

Employers: 2018 Retiree Open Enrollment

The ASRS Retiree Open Enrollment period is starting soon - here's what they need to know:

Employer LTD Claims Portal

Broadspire has created a portal for employer and employees to use to access Long Term Disability (LTD) claim information.

Summer Service Heats Up!

By Jeremiah Scott, Strategic Planning, and Nate Brengle, Strategic Communications

Why Do I Need Savings If I Have a Pension?

ASRS retirees are fortunate to have both a pension and social security benefits... do we really need a savings account as well? Read on for what experts say about the role of personal savings in your financial future.

Help With Regulation Rollback

A new rulemaking initiative called "Regulation Rollback" is being implemented by the Governor's Office and your in put is needed! Read on to learn about this initiative and how you can contribute your input.

Tax Time is Coming

As 2016 comes to its conclusion, the ASRS is preparing 1099 tax forms to be mailed to retired members. Forms will be mailed out no later than February 1st 2017.


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