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The New Hampshire Retirement System plays an important role in the long-term economic security of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters. For more than 50 years, we have been committed to providing secure retirement benefits and superior service.

What's New

Additional Pay Types Includable as Earnable Compensation

08/23/2019
  • Legislation

House Bill 468 adds annual attendance stipends or bonuses to the definition of earnable compensation for all members and also enables wages paid to full-time Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) faculty for teaching summer courses to be included as earnable compensation. Both changes are effective September 10, 2019.



Jean Appointed to Board of Trustees

08/22/2019
  • Board of Trustees

Benjamin Jean was recently appointed to the NHRS Board of Trustees as an employer member representing the state.



NHRS ... Now You Know: Separating myth from reality

08/06/2019
  • Now You Know

In an effort to inform stakeholders and other interested parties, the New Hampshire Retirement System has developed “NHRS … Now You Know,” a series of issue briefs designed to provide plain talk about some of the major topics concerning the retirement system. The latest issue brief, “Separating myth from reality,” is now available.



Service Credit Formulas Updated for Prior Military Service, Employer Oversight

07/15/2019
  • Employers
  • Members

House Bill 675 modified the statutory cost calculation methodologies for the purchase of NHRS service credit for active service in the armed forces prior to NHRS membership and in cases of employer enrollment oversight.



NHRS ... Now You Know: Different roles, different responsibilities

04/22/2019
  • Now You Know

In an effort to inform stakeholders and other interested parties, the retirement system has developed “NHRS … Now You Know,” a series of issue briefs designed to provide plain talk about some of the major topics concerning the retirement system. The latest issue brief, “Different roles, different responsibilities,” is now available.



NHRS legislative update at crossover

04/10/2019
  • Legislation

Six bills related to NHRS have been passed by the N.H. House of Representatives in the current legislative session and have crossed over to the N.H. Senate for further action. In addition, one bill was passed by the Senate and sent to the House.



Employer Notification: 2019 Legislation with Potential Cost Impact

01/24/2019
  • Legislation

Pursuant to RSA 100-A:14, XII, the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS, the retirement system) is issuing this notice to inform NHRS participating employers about 2019 legislation that may have a cost impact on political subdivision employers.



Employer Notification: Monthly contribution payment deadline extended

01/23/2019
  • Employers

NHRS has extended the monthly deadline for submission of employer contribution payments. Beginning in January, contribution payments will be due to NHRS by the 25th of the month. Submission of employer data reports will remain due by the 15th of the month.