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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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Insurance Amount Withheld from Retirees Pension Checks in 2014

  • Retirees

NHRS has received several tax-related inquiries from retirees looking for the amount of insurance withheld from their monthly pension check in 2014.

NH Supreme Court Rules in Pension Case

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

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

  • 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

  • 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.

NHRS Realizes 17.6% Return on Investments in Fiscal Year 2014

  • Investments

The New Hampshire Retirement System realized a 17.6% return on investments in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.