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Welcome To the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System

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The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System was created by Act 177 of 1957. The system originally provided only for the retirement of state employees but through the years has added county employees, municipal employees, college and university employees, non-teaching public school employees, and other non-state employees.

APERS’ mission is to provide income to retired members, to survivors, and to disabled members of the system. To this end, the system prudently invests all contributions received, monitors reporting by participating employers, maintains records, and disburses monthly benefit checks to all those entitled.

 
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8/27/14 - Employers The preliminary employer contribution rates for fiscal 2016 have been posted on the Rate Change Announcements section of the Employer Forms page.

08/20/14 - Active Members - The Annual member statements have been mailed to all active members who had service in the months of April  - June of 2014.  If you do not receive your statement in the next week or so, APERS will begin accepting  requests for reprints on September 1, 2014. Use the Duplicate Annual Member Statement Request form if you need a duplicate copy. For more on Annual Member Statements go to our Annual Member Statement page.

07/25/14 - Active Members The latest APERS Active Newsletter has been posted on the Publications page.

07/25/14 - RETIREES - The latest APERS Retiree Newsletter has been posted on the Publications page.

7/18/14 - Employers - The latest APERS Employer Newsletter has been posted on the Employer page.

7/01/14 - Employers - FY2015 employer forms can be found on the Employer Forms page.

06/02/14
- A web version of the Non-contributory handbook can be found here.

05/27/14 - A web version of the current Contributory handbook can be found here.

05/01/14 - RETIREES - Adjusting your withholding taxes
You can use the following forms to change your State or Federal withholdings:
State Withholding - AR4P State Withholding Form
Federal Withholding - W4P Withholding Certificate for Pension
Additional information can be found on the Retiree's forms page under withholding.

04/08/14 - The latest APERS Active Newsletter has been posted on the Publications page.

04/04/14 - The latest APERS Retired Newsletter has been posted on the Publications page.



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