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  • Employers: Fiscal 2018-19 Contribution Rates

    Read on for FY19 contribution rates for ASRS employers and employees, effective July 1, 2018.

  • Health Insurance Supplements

    Do you find the statutes regarding health insurance supplements confusing? Here is a summary of the benefits.

  • Reasons To Attend the Annual Employer Conference!

    As an ASRS employer it is your responsibility to attend the annual ASRS Employer Conference as required by statute. The meetings are held in August and September of each year. Some of the topics covered at the conference include...

  • Ending Payroll Verification: Termination Date or Last Day?

    You have an employee retiring, and it's tile to fill out the EPV form -- but what's the difference between Termination Date and Last Day of ASRS Membership? Read on to find out...

  • Alternate Contribution Reporting Update

    Beginning mid-January 2018, employers will see a new field added to the online ACR Reporting application that will make it easier to submit interest owed if there are any delinquent ACR amounts due. Learn more now...

  • New Compensation Rules Effective January 1, 2018

    Administrative rules can be useful tools to clarify language we find in statute.  There are new rules in the Arizona Administrative Code going into effect on January 1, 2018, that all employers should be aware of...

  • Termination Incentive Programs (TIPs)

    The ASRS employs a number of safeguards to ensure final pension payments made to members are fair and accurate. Effective January 1, 2018, two rules that identify how A.R.S. §38-749 will be enforced will be implemented. Read on to learn more...

  • Power disruption affected some services Monday

    An interruption in electrical power Monday afternoon to the ASRS building at 3300 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix caused disruptions in some services, including the ASRS Call Center and access to the secure member website The disruption began around 3 p.m. Monday and most all systems were restored by 1 a.m. The ASRS apologizes for any inconvenience to those who may have tried to call Monday afternoon or access certain applications on the secure website.

  • Employers: Assisting Your Employees with ASRS Enrollment

    Have any of your employees ever asked about the mandatory contributions to the ASRS that come out of each and every paycheck? Help us ensure your employees understand the value of their ASRS membership!

  • 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:

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