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IRS Makes Withholding Calculator Available

March 22, 2018

The IRS is encouraging taxpayers to use a withholding calculator on their website, located here. The calculator helps you determine if you are having the right amount of tax withheld from your monthly benefit payment. Checking your withholding now can prevent you from having unexpected taxes due when you file your taxes next year.

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New Board of Trustee Appointees

March 21, 2018

New citizen members have been appointed to the COAERS Board of Trustees. Citizen Place 5, which was previously held by Mr. Reagan David, has now been filled by Mr. Randy Spencer, who was sworn in at the January 30, 2018 Board meeting. The Citizen Place 3 City Council Appointee has been filled by Ms. Stephanie Beach. The City Council appointed her at their February 1, 2018 council meeting. Also, current Citizen Board Member for Place 4, Mr. Frank Merriman, was re-appointed by the City Council to another four-year term.

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Board Certifies Election for Active Board Place 7

February 07, 2018

The Nominating and Election Committee met on January 19, 2018 to tabulate the ballots for the Active Member Special Election for Place 7. The Board certified the election at their January 30, 2018 Board Meeting. Amy Hunter was elected with 279 votes cast. There were also four write-in candidates with one vote each. The response rate was 3.1%. The Nominating and Election Committee was commended for their dedication to this important process.

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Tax Forms for Retirees (1099-R)

January 25, 2018

If you received a payment from COAERS during 2017, either as a retiree, terminated member, or beneficiary, you were mailed a 1099-R for your 2017 tax return. Form 1099-R, which reports your taxable pension earnings for the 2017 tax year, was mailed to the address on file with COAERS. The Form 1099-R provides information you will need to complete your tax return. Allow some time for the Form 1099-R to reach your mailbox, and if you haven't received it by February 16, 2018, then call us at 512-458-2551 and ask for a reprint.

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COAERS Seeking Applicants

January 03, 2018

COAERS is seeking applicants for three positions. If you wish to apply, click here to read the job postings and instructions on how to apply.

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Board Certifies Election for Board of Trustees Places 8 & 9

December 12, 2017

Mr. Chris Noak was elected to Active Member Place 8 and Ms. Yuejiao Liu was elected to Active Member Place 9 on the COAERS Board of Trustees. The Nominating and Election committee met on December 4, 2017 to tabulate the ballots for this election. The Board of Trustees certified the results during their December 12, 2017 Board Meeting.

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Diabetes Classes for Retirees in October

September 30, 2017

Are you living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes? Join the HealthyConnections Diabetes Program and get your medication and supplies at no cost. Classes will be conducted for retirees by Seton Diabetes Education Center on October 11 and 25 from 12:30 - 4:30 pm at 314 E. Highland Mall Blvd., Suite 209.

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Deadline Extended for Candidates for Active Member Board of Trustee Positions

September 14, 2017

The deadline for applications for candidates for active Board Member Place 8 and Place 9 has been extended to 5:00 p.m. Central Time on September 25, 2017. Currently, Place 8 is held by Jim Williams and Place 9 is held by Chris Noak. Their terms expire at the end of December 2017. The new terms will begin January 2018 and continue through December 2021.

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