Hoosier START is the State of Indiana Public Employees’ Deferred Compensation Plan. It is a retirement savings plan designed to help eligible public employees complement their Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) pension. As the Plan Sponsor for Hoosier START, the Auditor of State is excited to announce Nationwide is the third-party administrator providing account services to Plan participants.
Hoosier START offers both a 457(b) and a 401(a) Plan. The available plans include:
- 457(b) Traditional Deferred Compensation Plan — tax-deferred (pre-tax), available to eligible State of Indiana employees and employees of local units of government which have adopted the Plan.
- 457(b) Roth Deferred Compensation Plan — after-tax, available to all State of Indiana employees and employees of local units of government which have adopted the Plan.
- 401(a) Matching Plan — tax-deferred (pre-tax), and available to eligible State of Indiana employees. Some participating local units of government also offer an employer match. Please check with your employer.
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Empower Retirement Login (for statements prior to April, 2022)