Fiscal Year 2014 Employer Contribution Rates Available

CalculatorThe Alaska Retirement Management Board (ARMB) has established Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) employer contribution rates for the PERS/TRS Defined Benefit (DB) and Defined Contribution Retirement (DCR) Plans.

Please refer to the FY14 Employer Contribution Rates online for complete information. The link to the PERS and TRS FY14 Employer Rates can be found under Resources on the Employer Services page.

The Division will be sending rate letters to each employer electronically, as we did with FY13 rates, in April 2013 when the HRA rates are available. The rates will be effective for pay period end dates between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.

For additional information regarding the actuarial determined rates, please refer to the June 30, 2011 PERS and TRS actuarial valuations which determined the fiscal year 2014 rates:

For questions about employer contribution rates, email Christina Maiquis or call (907) 465-1845.

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Employer Training Very Successful

Employer TrainingThe Division of Retirement and Benefits Employer Training held earlier this month in Anchorage was a great success. Nearly 60 participants attended the event.

Some highlights of the training included:

  • Payroll staff, counselors, auditing staff, and an IRS Specialist were able to meet many of the employers for the first time.
  • The “Question and Answer” session presented an opportunity for problem solving among employers and staff members.
  • Employers offered valuable feedback to improve upcoming trainings and enhance eReporting
  • All attendees were able to network and share information.

All presentations from the training are still available for you to review online.

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PERS and TRS Publications Available Online

Bookmark Pages Below for Future Reference

PERS CAFR Cover

Most PERS and TRS publications are available online.

PERS Publications

TRS Publications

TRS CAFR Cover

To navigate to any Division reports, follow these steps:

  1. Go to alaska.gov/drb
  2. Under the “Resources” drop-down menu, click on “Publications
  3. Click on the appropriate system, plan, or fund
  4. Select the report you want to view

To request a hard copy of these reports, contact the Division at (907) 465-5711.

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