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KPERS Employer Manual
About KPERS (PDF, 123KB) revised 9/18
Contacting KPERS (PDF, 139KB) revised 9/18
KPERS.org (PDF, 683KB) revised 10/18
Designated Agent (PDF, 256KB) revised 3/18
Employer Web Portal (EWP) (PDF, 465KB) revised 4/18
Membership - Non-School (PDF, 435KB) revised 10/18
Membership - School (PDF, 407KB) revised 10/18
Beneficiary (PDF, 181KB) revised 6/18
Member Benefits (PDF, 227KB) revised 7/18
Service Credit (PDF, 383KB) revised 10/18
Optional Group Life Insurance (OGLI) (PDF, 551KB) revised 6/18
Leaving Employment (PDF, 381KB) revised 6/18
Retirement - KPERS 1 (PDF, 400KB) revised 8/18
Retirement - KPERS 2 (PDF, 400KB) revised 8/18
Retirement - KPERS 3 (PDF, 325KB) revised 8/18
Adjustments to Prior Contributions (PDF, 132KB) revised 6/18
Service Quarters known before as Period of Service (PDF, 192KB) revised 10/18
Pay Reporting (PDF, 161KB) revised 6/18
Working After Retirement (PDF, 129KB) revised 4/18

Helpful Resources

Contribution Information

Employer Contribution Rates

What Compensation to Include in KPERS Contributions (PDF, 56KB)

IRS Compensation Limits for KPERS Contributions (PDF, 53KB)

OGLI Rates

Optional Group Life Insurance Rates - effective January 1, 2017: Member, Spouse, Child

QDRO Guidelines

When Members Divorce (QDRO Guidelines/Forms)

KP&F Manual

KP&F Employer Manual Revised 10/18 (PDF, 761KB)

Employer Audits

What is a KPERS audit? (PDF, 95KB)

Helpful Resources

Retirement Checklist for Employers 4/17 (PDF, 163KB)

Online KPERS Account Flyer 11/16 (PDF, 143KB)

Leave of Absence Chart Revised 10/16 (PDF, 80KB)

Retirement System Plan Comparison 4/17 (PDF, 102KB)

Past Employer Communications

2016 Emails

Date Topic
Dec 23, 2016 Important Remittance Dates (Schools and Locals)
Dec 22, 2016 2017 IRS Compensation Limits and What Compensation to Include
Dec 21, 2016 Optional Life Insurance Age Bracket Rate Changes for 2017
Dec 15, 2016 Re-Generate Report Function Available (Local Schools and Non-Schools)
Dec 8, 2016 Reminder: Employer Rate Change for 2017 (Local Non-School)
Dec 6, 2016 Optional Life Insurance Changes for 2017 & New Employees
Dec 1, 2016 How KPERS' Assumption Change Affects Employer Rate (State & Schools)
Nov 29, 2016 How KPERS' Assumption Change Affects Employer Rate (KP&F)
Nov 29, 2016 How KPERS' Assumption Change Affects Employer Rate (Locals)
Nov 28, 2016 Have You Verified Your Period of Service? (Locals & Schools)
Nov 16, 2016 Reminder: Registration for Preretirement Webinar (KPERS & KP&F)
Nov 15, 2016 Finding Member Type Is Easier (Working After Retirement)
Nov 10, 2016 New Disability Provider
Nov 4, 2016 Working After Retirement - More on Subs (Schools)
Oct 25, 2016 KPERS 3 Online Calculator Ready
Oct 18, 2016 Summer Pay vs Off-Cycle (Schools)
Oct 12, 2016 Working After Retirement Updates (Schools)
Oct 10, 2016 Verify Period of Service (Locals and Schools)
Oct 5, 2016 Leaving Employment Flier & Resources
Sep 9, 2016 Registration for Preretirement Webinar (KPERS & KP&F)
Sep 1, 2016 Fall Employer Workshop and Webinar
Aug 31, 2016 New Process to Change an End Date
Aug 10, 2016 Important Info About Your Optional Life Insurance (KP&F)
Aug 3, 2016 KPERS Moved to a New Life Insurance Provider (Basic Life Insurance Only)
Aug 3, 2016 Important Info About Your KPERS Life Insurance (Basic and Optional Life Insurance)
Aug 2, 2016 Working After Retirement Daily-Call Substitute Teacher (School)
Jul 21, 2016 Working After Retirement Update (School)
Jul 1, 2016 Reminder: Certify Rates and D&D Moratorium
Jul 1, 2016 No-Prearrangement Form (KPERS-15RE) for Working After Retirement Is Available
Jun 23, 2016 Working After Retirement Ready in EWP
Jun 3, 2016 Summer Pay Button Available (Schools)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (Board of Regents)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (Community Colleges)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (State and Local)
May 9, 2016 Working After Retirement Webinar (Schools)
May 2, 2016 NEW Working After Retirement SSN Lookup
Apr 21, 2016 Verify New OGLI Rates (OGLI-Affiliated Employers)
Apr 21, 2016 Certify New Employer Rates (Local)
April 15, 2016 "Add Summer Pay Cycle" Available May 1 (Schools)
Apr 12, 2016 Summer Pay for Schools Webinar - Two More Sessions (Schools)
Apr 7, 2016 Summer Pay for Schools Webinar Registration (Schools)
Apr 7, 2016 Employer OGLI Survey (Schools)
Mar 31, 2016 Pre-Retirement Webinar Registration (KP&F)
Mar 23, 2016 Top KPERS Retirement Reminders (Schools)
March 9, 2016 When to stop KPERS insurance remittance (Local)
Mar 8, 2016 How to get ready for KPERS life insurance change...
Mar 1, 2016 GASB 68 Report for Fiscal Year 2015 Available
Feb 25, 2016 Added Dates for Pre-Retirement Webinar
Feb 18, 2016 Pre-Retirement Webinar Registration
Feb 9, 2016 KP&F Employer Seminar Registration Open (KP&F)
Feb 5, 2016 Pre-Retirement Seminars Open for Registration
Jan 29, 2016 OGLI Coverage Letter Issues Being Fixed (Local, School)
Jan 28, 2016 Switch to Electronic Member Annual Statements
Jan 20, 2016 Off-Cycles for 2016 Are Ready (Local)
Jan 13, 2016 Webinar Recordings Ready to View
Jan 13, 2016 No More Annual Contribution Reports (Local)

2017-18 Emails

Date Topic
Dec 13, 2018Security Updates to EWP
Nov 20, 2018How You Can Prepare for Member Annual Statements
Nov 6, 2018Working After Retirement Lookup With File Upload is Back
Oct 31, 2018Top 3 Reasons to Sign Up for Workshop Webinars
Oct 26, 2018Returning from Leave of Absence (New from "The Basics" Video Series)
Oct 22, 2018Verify 2019 Service Quarters (Locals & Schools)
Oct 3, 2018Employer Workshop Webinars Open for Registration
Sep 17, 2018KPERS Membership Guide Error
Sep 5, 2018Invitation to Affiliate for OGLI (Employers w/o OGLI)
Aug 29, 2018Pre-retirement Seminars/Webinars in the Fall (forward to employees)
Aug 16, 2018Employer Workshop Seminar Open for Registration
July 26, 2018Let's Talk KPERS 3 - Sign up for for this Employer webinar
July 18, 2018More About KPERS Optional Life Open Enrollment (Local & School Employers Only)
July 9, 2018Register for GASB 75 Training Hosted By KPERS
June 12, 2018EWP Feedback. Take the Survey!
June 7, 2018Certify Rates for 2019 (Local Non-School Employers Only)
May 22, 2018Working After Retirement Rate Change 7/1/2018 (Schools)
May 21, 2018Contacting KPERS is Back to Normal
May 7, 2018Summer Pay is Ready (School Employers Only)
Apr 27, 2018New EWP Tips & Fixes (School Employer)
Apr 27, 2018New EWP Tips & Fixes (Local Employer)
Apr 19, 2018No Late Fees (New EWP)
Apr 13, 2018Browser for New EWP
Apr 6, 2018No Pay Report This Week (State)
Apr 3, 2018Only 4 Days Left!
Mar 21, 2018Come see KPERS New Employer Portal!
Feb 28, 2018Pre-retirement Webinars (For Employees)
Feb 27, 2018New Web Portal - What To Expect
Feb 8, 2018Member Annual Statements Go Electronic for All Employers
Feb 6, 2018Clarification of 30% Employer Rate For After Retirement
Feb 2, 2018Pre-retirement Seminars and Webinars Open (For Employees)
Feb 1, 201827 seconds to spare?
Jan 31, 2018GASB 68 Report Is Ready (Local Non-School)
Jan 25, 2018Retirement Info Center Announcement (Members)
Jan 24, 2018Using Summer Pay & Something New (Schools Only)
Jan 9, 2018Announcing the Online Retirement Information Center
Jan 8, 20182018 Compensation Limits & Compensation to Include
Jan 3, 2018Working After Retirement Overview & Links (KBOR, School & Local/State Employers)
Jan 2, 2018Off-Cycle Pay Periods Are Ready (Local & School Employers)
Oct 25, 2017Register for Workshop Webinars
Oct 20, 2017Verify Period of Service (Schools & Locals)
Oct 10, 2017Moratorium Has Ended (Non-School Locals)
Sep 19, 2017Benefit Estimate Request Form (KPERS-15E) Updated
Sep 14, 2017Have You Registered Yet? (Workshop Seminars/Webinars)
Sep 11, 2017Insurance Rate Moratorium Ending (Non-School Locals)
Aug 24, 2017Pre-Retirement Webinars (For Employees)
Aug 17, 2017Substitute Teachers and KPERS Membership (Schools)
Aug 15, 2017Employer Workshop Seminars and Webinars
Jul 27, 2017Fixing SSNs with a K-12
Jul 21, 2017OGLI Information Request (OGLI-Affiliated Employers)
Jul 5, 2017Certify Employer Contribution Rates (Local Non-Schools)
Jun 28, 2017Working After Retirement Details (Schools)
Jun 28, 2017Working After Retirement Details (KBOR)
Jun 28, 2017Working After Retirement Details (State & Local)
Jun 26, 2017New Working After Retirement Exemption (Board of Regents)
Jun 20, 2017Insurance Moratorium Extended to October
Jun 15, 2017The Budget Bill and KPERS
Jun 12, 2017 GASB 68 Report for FY2016 Restated (Schools & Locals)
Jun 6, 2017 Working After Retirement Heads-up (KBOR)
Jun 6, 2017 Working After Retirement Heads-up (Schools)
Jun 6, 2017 Working After Retirement Heads-up (State & Local)
May 23, 2017 Death Benefit and Service Credit Changes (KP&F)
May 23, 2017 Changes to Service Credit When Returning From Paid Leave (Police and Fire KPERS Members)
May 17, 2017 Registration for Preretirement Webinar (KPERS and KP&F)
May 15, 2017 Time to Get Set Up With Summer Pay (Schools)
May 9, 2017 How to Quickly Get KPERS Year-To-Date Earnings
Apr 14, 2017 KPERS Transfers to Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR)
Apr 10, 2017 Summer Webinar for Schools - Registration Open (Schools)
Mar 23, 2017 Working After Retirement Hard-to-Fill Positions Unchanged (Schools)
Feb 21, 2017 Pre-Retirement Webinars (For Employees)
Feb 7, 2017 Pre-Retirement Seminars and Webinars (For Employees)
Feb 2, 2017 GASB 68 Report Available (Local and Schools)
Jan 11, 2017 Governor's Budget Proposal Creates $600 Million Shortfall
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