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The New Hampshire Retirement System plays an important role in the long-term economic well-being of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters.  NHRS strives to fulfill that responsibility through the professional management and administration of the pension trust fund.

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1099-R Statements Mailed to NHRS Retirees

  • Retirees

1099-R statements have been mailed to all New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS) retirees and beneficiaries.



NH Supreme Court Rules in Pension Case

01/17/2015
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court released a unanimous decision earlier today upholding amendments to RSA 100-A – the law governing the New Hampshire Retirement System – enacted in 2007 and 2008 regarding cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) and the definition of “earnable compensation.” As a result of the decision, the legislative changes remain in effect.



Winter 2015 Retirement Connection Newsletter

01/07/2015
  • Retirees

The Winter 2015 edition of the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS) "Retirement Connection" provides retirees with current information about various NHRS topics.



Federal Income Tax Withholding on Monthly Retirement Benefits

12/19/2014
  • Retirees

Federal regulations require the New Hampshire Retirement System to notify retirees and beneficiaries every year of their right to change their federal income tax withholding. The most recent Form W-4P filed with the retirement system automatically remains in effect, unless a new Form W-4P is filed.



Employment of Retirees with NHRS-participating Employers

12/19/2014
  • Retirees

RSA 100-A:7-a requires the New Hampshire Retirement System to provide annual written notice to retirees regarding the statutory limitations on post-retirement employment with NHRS-participating employers.



N.H. Supreme Court to Hear HB 1645 Case

11/12/2014
  • Legal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Thursday (November 13, 2014) on the constitutionality of 2007-08 legislation that included several changes to RSA 100-A, the statute governing the New Hampshire Retirement System.



Supreme Court Clarifies Spousal Benefit Eligibility for ‘Legally Separated’ Couples

11/03/2014
  • Retirees

The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently ruled that legally separated partners are still considered spouses with regard to eligibility for New Hampshire Retirement System spousal benefits including the Medical Subsidy and the Group II (Police and Fire) Automatic Spousal Allowance.



Supreme Court Issues Decision in Retiree Part-Time Case

09/30/2014
  • Legal

A decision issued today (September 30, 2014) by the New Hampshire Supreme Court does not change the statutory definition of part-time employment for New Hampshire Retirement System retirees working for NHRS participating employers.