WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 23, 2017 12:00am Jan 2017 Edition

Teachers: Vote in Teachers Retirement Board Election

Wisconsin Retirement System teachers have the opportunity to elect two members to the Teachers Retirement (TR) Board. The 13-member TR Board advises the Employee Trust Funds Board on retirement and other benefit matters involving public school, vocational, state and university teachers.

Department News
Jan 20, 2017 12:00am

Teachers: Vote in the Teachers Retirement Board Election

Wisconsin Retirement System teachers have the opportunity to elect two members to the Teachers Retirement (TR) Board. The 13-member TR Board advises the Employee Trust Funds Board on retirement and other benefit matters involving public school, vocational, state and university teachers.

Department News
Jan 17, 2017 12:00am

New IRS Forms: 1095-B & 1095-C

The Department of Employee Trust Funds is set to distribute IRS form 1095-C to approximately 400 health insurance program participants who were non-Medicare annuitants in 2016 and covered under the IYC Access Plan (formerly known as the Standard Plan) or the State Maintenance Plan (SMP).

Department News
Jan 13, 2017 12:00am

Federal Tax Table Adjustment

The federal tax tables have changed for 2017. This means some Wisconsin Retirement System retirees may see an adjustment to their federal tax deductions beginning with the February 1, 2017 payment.

Department News
Jul 15, 2015 12:00am

Summary of 2015 Wisconsin Act 55

On July 12, 2015, Governor Walker signed the 2015-17 biennial budget bill into law (2015 Wisconsin Act 55). The Department of Employee Trust Funds has completed an initial review of the law and prepared a summary of the provisions that relate to ETF and its administration of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Department News
Feb 9, 2015 12:00am

ETF Provides Initial Review of 2015-2017 State Budget

On February 3, 2015, Governor Walker presented his 2015-2017 State Budget to the Legislature. The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) has completed an initial review of the budget bill.