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December 31, 2015

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OneJanuary closing date for 2015 payroll 

The December 2015 wage report is due no later than January 11, 2016. Submitting the final 2015 wage report and any adjustments by January 11 will allow IMRF to process the information in time to include in the 2015 Member Statements of Account. Employers should also resolve any outstanding suspended wages by January 11, 2016.
Wage reports and any adjustments received after January 11 may not appear until the 2016 Member Statements of Account, scheduled for distribution in early 2017.
TwoDecember Board Meeting Highlights
At the December 18, 2015, Board meeting, the Board:
  • Certified the results of the Employee Trustee election, which added new Employee Trustee, Trudy Williams of Canton, and re-elected Employee Trustee John Piechocinski of Plainfield.
  • Certified the results of the Annuitant Trustee election, verifying the re-election of Sharon U. Thompson of Dixon.
  • Recognized the service of outgoing Employee Trustee Jeffrey A. Stulir after almost four years of service to the Board of Trustees.
Read more in the December 2015 Board Meeting Highlights. The next regularly scheduled Board meeting will be held February 26, 2016, at IMRF's Oak Brook headquarters.
TwoandahalfDecember 2015 Employer Reminder:
Six IMRF documents to be released in 2016
IMRF employers will receive six key documents in 2016, including:
  • Employer Reserve Account Statement
  • Employer Copies of Member Statements
  • Preliminary Rate Notice
  • GASB 50 Footnote Disclosure
  • GASB 68 Report
  • Final Rate Notice
These documents detail each employer's pension assets, liabilities, and contribution rate. They are necessary for financial planning, accounting, and reporting purposes.
Employers may review the 2016 release schedule and learn more about each document in the December 2015 Employer Reminder.
TwoandahalfIMRF turns 75
IMRF will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2016. Established in 1941 with five employers and a $5,000 investment in a U.S. Treasury Bond, IMRF has grown to now serve 2,976 units of government with an investment portfolio valued at $34.7 billion.

Several events are planned throughout 2016 to honor IMRF's 75-year milestone, including this commemorative redesign of Employer Digest and other events throughout the year. Continue to monitor Employer Digest and IMRF's website, www.imrf.org, beginning January 2016 for details.
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