Offered in partnership with U.S. Bank and Vanguard, PARS offers the nation’s ONLY IRS Section 115 Post Employment Benefits (PEB) trust, that enables municipalities for the first time to set aside funds for both pension and/or OPEB liabilities in one trust.read more...
On July 1, Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) introduced Pennsylvania's first IRS-approved, Section 115 Post Employment Benefits (PEB) trust, uniquely designed for the prefunding of both pension and/or OPEB liabilities. PARS pioneered this cutting-edge program in 2015, which has rapidly grown to over 400 public agencies and $2.6 billion in assets.read more...
With the introduction of GASB 75 which created increased retiree healthcare liabilities for many agencies throughout Connecticut, now is the time for your municipality or district to start addressing its long-term OPEB obligations.
Listed below are 10 key advantages
Last Tuesday, the Novato City Council voted unanimously to select PARS to administer their new Section 115 pension prefunding trust. The move is a first step towards addressing its estimated $30 million in unfunded pension liabilities.read more...
Implicit retiree healthcare or OPEB liabilities are the inherent subsidies that are calculated when a retiree continues to receive coverage under the employer’s group health insurance plan by paying the group premium charged to active employees.read more...