ET-1121
Dec 8, 2016 12:00am Newsletter Local Employer / State Employer

Employer Bulletin: Social Security Wage Base Set to Increase for 2017

As the designated liaison between the Social Security Administration and employers that provide Social Security coverage for their employees under the State of Wisconsin’s Section 218 Agreement, ETF provides the following updated information, including Social Security and Medicare wage bases for 2017.

Employer News
Dec 14, 2020 12:00am

Social Security Wage Base Set to Increase for 2021

As the designated liaison between the Social Security Administration and employers that provide Social Security coverage for their employees under the State of Wisconsin’s Section 218 Agreement, ETF provides Social Security and Medicare wage bases for 2021. This information applies to all WRS employers and all other public employers in Wisconsin that provide Social Security coverage for their employees under Wisconsin’s Section 218 Agreement. 

Employer News
Dec 16, 2021 1:00pm

Social Security Wage Base Set to Increase for 2022

ETF provides updated Social Security and Medicare wage bases for 2022. This information applies to all WRS employers and all other public employers in Wisconsin that provide Social Security coverage for their employees under Wisconsin’s Section 218 Agreement. 

ET-1121
Aug 5, 2018 12:00am Newsletter Local Employer / State Employer

Employer Bulletin: Categorizing Employees for WRS Purposes

This bulletin provides some helpful tips for employers to use when determining a new employee’s employment category or when making a change to an existing employee’s category.

ET-1121
Sep 12, 2016 12:00am Newsletter Local Employer / State Employer

Employer Bulletin: 2015 Wisconsin Act 174

The purpose of this Bulletin is to explain a recent law change, 2015 Wisconsin Act 174, which affects the Wisconsin Retirement System.

ET-1121
Jan 10, 2017 12:00am Newsletter Local Employer / State Employer

Employer Bulletin: Revised WRS Employer Pension Amounts

The Department of Employee Trust Funds has released revised Wisconsin Retirement System employer pension amounts as of, and for the year ended, December 31, 2015.

ET-1121
Jun 23, 2016 12:00am Newsletter Local Employer / State Employer

Employer Bulletin: Employee Trust Funds Board Announces 2017 WRS Contribution Rates

At its June 23, 2016 meeting, the Employee Trust Funds Board (Board) approved WRS contribution rates for 2017, including rates for Wis. Stat. § 40.65 protective occupation duty disability and the State Accumulated Sick Leave Conversion Credit Program (state employers only).