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Employers provide a vital link between members and TRS. They forward member and employer contributions, report member earnings, member service credit information, and disseminate information about TRS to more than 159,000 active members. Information provided by employers determines the members' current service credit, creditable earnings, and retirement contributions.


Registration is now open for the 2018 seminars. Please visit the Employer Seminar page for the schedule and registration information. 

Employer Spotlight

The Employer Services Department recently conducted a series of web-based training sessions for new bookkeepers. The sessions included information on annual reporting, supplementary and sick leave reporting and membership, as well as instructions on how to calculate creditable earnings, salary rate and service credit. Based on survey results taken after each session, the Employer Services Department has decided to conduct another training specific to the Annual Report on June 28, 2018.  If you would like to watch this training, via Webex, contact Employer Services at with the following information:

  • Name
  • TRS Code
  • Title
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number

The session will begin at 9 a.m. and last approximately one hour. Prior to the training date, an email will be sent to those who have responded that will give the details for joining the Webex meeting.

The Employer Services Department will continue to offer training opportunities for both new and more experienced bookkeepers. Do not hesitate to contact us at 888-678-3675 if you have any questions regarding upcoming training sessions.

As always, your hard work and cooperation in all aspects of reporting is appreciated.

Federally-funded Salary Rate for 2018-19 School Year

The employer TRS rate on federally-funded salaries for the 2018-19 year has been reduced from 10.10 percent to 9.85 percent. The change in rate is effective July 1, 2018.

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