To Prefund in a Section 115 Trust or Not: A Greater Potential for Long-Term Earnings May Be the AnswerCategories: National Developments,OPEB/GASB 45/75,PARS News
Besides the fiscal prudence of dedicating funds for future retiree healthcare using a Section 115 trust, the other compelling function is the ability to diversify investments. Unlike the general fund, state laws allows Section 115 trusts greater use ofread more...
Are you considering establishing a trust to set aside funds to manage and reduce your OPEB (retiree healthcare) liabilities? If so, it is important to set up the trust in the right way – to make sure it is compliantread more...
Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) in Arizona Offering New Pension Trust Program, Administered by PARSCategories: National Developments,PARS News,Pension Rate Stabilization
PSPRS launched the Arizona Employers Pension Prefunding Program (AEPPP), a program that enables local governments to accumulate funds to prepare for future pension contributions and obligations. Administered by PARS, the trust program is dedicated solely for prefunding defined benefit plan (pension) costs.read more...
The PARS Post Employment Benefits Trust - Offering public agencies a first-of-its-kind Section 115 Post-Employment Benefits Trust to set aside and invest funds for retiree health care (OPEB) and/or pension in one trust, while providing economies of scale for investment, administrative, and trustee services.read more...
Turn-key Solution…Economies of Scale…Industry Leaders – The PARS OPEB Trust brings together the strengths of industry leaders Vanguard and US Bank. Established in 2004 the PARS Section 115 trust was approved by the IRS and received a first of its kind IRS Private Letter Ruling and has grown to over 440 clients and over $5 billion in assets in 11 states.read more...