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Introducing the APERS Blog page. Here we will feature a new entry each week. A lot of the entries will be pulled from previous publications such as newsletters, bulletins, fliers or books, that we feel deserve a second look. Future articles will also include retirement related articles, links and discussion, we hope you will find helpful.

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The APERS offices will be closed Monday, May 25
in observance of Memorial Day.

5/05/15 - Active Members - The Retirement Seminar Registration page has been updated to include sessions through November.

4/10/15 - Employers - The April 17th training sessions are full and registration is closed. The good news is there are still openings for the October 16th training. You can get the details and register online here.

3/20/15 - Employers - We have scheduled employer training sessions on enrolling and reporting for April 17 and October 16. You can get the details and register online here.

2/23/15 - At the February APERS Board of Trustees meeting it was determined that the Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) interest rate, effective July 1, 2015, would remain at 2.5%.

01/27/15 - APERS has added a blog page to the website. This page will highlight a mixture of articles that have appeared in various publications that bear a second look, and new articles exploring retirement related issues and resources. You can click on the link in the blog box above for the most current entry or click here for the blog home page.

01/27/15 - Retirees - APERS is currently mailing 1099R tax forms. If you have not received your 1099R by February 11th, please contact APERS. Note: APERS will not accept requests for duplicates until February 11.

- APERS has posted downloadable PDF copies of the 2014 annual financial reports for the Arkansas State Police Retirement System and the Arkansas Judicial Retirement System. Links to these can be found on the Annual Reports page as well as on the portals for AJRS and ASPRS.

01/23/15 - Active Members - The latest APERS Active Newsletter has been posted on the Publications page.

01/23/15 -  Retirees -- The latest APERS Retired Newsletter has been posted on the Publications page.

01/05/15 Retirees - APERS has posted the IRS W-4P form for 2015 that retirees may use to start, stop, or change the amount of federal withholding from their retirement benefits. A printable PDF is available for download on the Retiree Forms page.

For previous news bulletins, click here.