Retirees: Looking For Your 1099-R?

Reposted from the Department of Retirement Systems 1/18/2017 Retired and waiting for your 1099-R for tax purposes? Your 1099-R form will be mailed by the end of January. Beginning Jan. 23, you can get a copy of your 1099-R by signing in to your retirement account and then selecting the… Continue Reading Retirees: Looking For Your 1099-R?

Annuity Purchase Window Offered for LEOFF, WSPRS Retirees Who Missed Out

Re-posted from the Department of Retirement Systems LEOFF and WSPRS retirees who retired before having an opportunity to buy a state-offered annuity are being provided a special window to do so. The purchase option, which will be available between Jan. 1 and June 1, 2017, applies to specified retirees of the… Continue Reading Annuity Purchase Window Offered for LEOFF, WSPRS Retirees Who Missed Out

Board Receives Recognition Award for Funding

The LEOFF Plan 2 Retirement Board has received the Public Pensions Standards 2016 Recognition Award for Funding from the Public Pension Coordinating Council (PPCC). This is the second year in a row the Board was awarded this honor. The (PPCC) is a coalition of three national associations that include more… Continue Reading Board Receives Recognition Award for Funding

Life Insurance Offering – OPEN ENROLLMENT

From the President of NCPERS: Participating in a pension plan for public employees can be a great first step to protecting your family’s future. But, if you’re like many, your needs may not be fully met by your pension plan. That’s where the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems… Continue Reading Life Insurance Offering – OPEN ENROLLMENT

2016 Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs)

In accordance to RCW 41.26.440, a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) will be applied to LEOFF 2 member benefits.  The COLA will go into effect July 1, 2016 as follows: Questions regarding the COLA should be directed to the Department of Retirement Systems.

New! Update Your Retirement Beneficiaries Online

The Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) has just released a new online tool to help you ensure your remaining benefit will quickly go to the right person(s) down the road. Now you can update your beneficiary choices, including mailing addresses and benefit percentages, within your online account access. “We hear from… Continue Reading New! Update Your Retirement Beneficiaries Online