DRS E-mail 10-013, WSPRS Supplemental Rates for 2010

  • Notice No.: 10-013
  • Date: July 15, 2010
  • Applies to: WSPRS Employers
  • Subject: DRS E-mail 10-013, WSPRS Supplemental Rates for 2010

Supplemental Pension Contribution Rate Changes

These new supplemental rates are calculated by the Office of the State Actuary and are due to the cost of pension related legislation passed during the 2010 Legislative Session.

EHB 2519 passed during the 2010 Legislative Session and provides additional benefits to survivors of Washington State Patrol Officers who are killed in the line of duty.

Contribution Rates Effective September 1, 2010
(Employer rates include 0.16% DRS administrative expense rate)
  Plan 1 Plan 2
Washington State Patrol Retirement System (WSPRS) Percent Rate Percent Rate
Member Contribution Rate 5.09% 0.0509 5.09% 0.0509
Employer Contribution Rate 6.57% 0.0657 6.57% 0.0657

Questions

Should you have questions, please reply to this notice or call Employer Support Services at 360-664-7200 (press option 2) or 1-800-547-6657 (press option 6 then option 2).

George Pickett
Assistant Director of Administrative Services

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