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Indiana Public Retirement System

Indiana Public Retirement System

Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) > Employers > Employer Communication > Employer Update - December 2011 Employer Update - December 2011

Will you be payroll ready in time?

Do you or your payroll vendor have questions about the new file layout required for reporting Wages and Contributions in ERM? Attend a free conference in December for more information.

INPRS will host two conferences devoted to the Wage and Contribution file layout you received in June. You and/or your payroll vendor will receive information on the design and usage of the Wage and Contribution file in ERM. Additionally, we'll be available to answer your questions about the file itself and any associated fields.

Conferences will be held on December 6, 2011 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time or on December 8, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Attendees may choose to attend on site at our downtown Indianapolis location or via webinar (please note: webinar registration is now closed). Please forward this invite to your payroll vendor or other internal payroll staff. Again, all relevant parties may attend.

To register for either of the conferences, click here.

We look forward to helping you transition as smoothly as possible into ERM.

Your response is required

All employers should have received a packet in the mail with the form(s) necessary to set up employer accounts in the new Employer Reporting and Maintenance (ERM) application. Please be aware that this information has been mailed and your response is required. 

To assist employers in completing this information, examples of how various employers should complete these forms are available in the File Templates section of A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found in the FAQs section of the same Web site.

For questions, contact us via email at, or call us at (888) 526-1687, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).

Thank you in advance for your prompt response.

Dates for upcoming member communication

Daily: Letters will be mailed to new members who defaulted to the appropriate target date fund and have not made a subsequent investment election within 60 days after being added to the recordkeeping system (ongoing).

Mid-December: PERF and TRF members who are 1) not vested, 2) have not worked in a covered position for at least two years, and 3) have more than $200 but less than $1,000 in their Annuity Savings Accounts (ASAs) will receive a letter notifying them of INPRS’ right to automatically distribute their ASA balances.

Members who respond before a given deadline will have the opportunity to make elections regarding this distribution. Members who do not respond will have the ASA automatically distributed and mailed to the member’s address on file.

Every attempt has been made to verify that the information in this publication is correct and up-to-date. Published content does not constitute legal advice. If a conflict arises between information contained in this publication and the law, the applicable law shall apply.