2020 1099-R Forms Have Been Mailed

Your MOSERS retirement benefits are subject to federal income tax, and Missouri state income tax, if you reside in Missouri.

The 2021 COLA is Here

The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2021 is 0.987%.


Mid-Career Webinar Registration is Open

Do you have at least five years of service (vested) and are more than ten years from your first normal retirement eligibility date? If so, then this webinar is for you!

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A Moment with MOSERS November 2020

A summary of the November 19, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting.


1099-Rs Coming Soon

If you received pension benefit payments from MOSERS in 2020, we will mail your 1099-R tax form to you by the end of January.

Ready to Retire Registration is Open!

If you are within five years of retirement eligibility, register to attend a Ready to Retire Webinar or Seminar!

Former State Employees: FAQ with MOSERS

Do you have questions about returning to state employment, when to retire, or what benefits you have? We have you covered!

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FAQs - MOSERS’ Board Rule on Separation of Service

MOSERS answers some questions about new Board Rules adopted by the Board of Trustees at the November 19, 2020 meeting.

Our Website Took 1st Place!

This year our team proudly accepted the first place trophy from The National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC) Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards our new public website!

MOSERS' COVID-19 Response

See the necessary actions MOSERS has taken throughout this year to ensure the continuation of vital benefit services to our members while also protecting the health of members, staff, and other stakeholders.

Survivor Benefits

Steps survivors should take following the death of a member

Recent Legislation on Divorce after Retirement

As of January 1, 2021, if you get divorced after retirement, you may remove your ex-spouse as a survivor beneficiary on your MOSERS pension benefits and receive an adjusted annuity amount.

2021 COLA

Your annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).* You will find the 2021 COLA on our website in mid January.

Scammers and Phishing and Schemes, Oh My!

Learn about the schemes that target retirees and how you can avoid them!

Keeping Your Address Up to Date

In order to receive your benefits, it’s important that we have your current address on file!


The Active and Retired Missouri State Employees group (ARMSE) monitors your retirement and medical insurance benefits.

Positives of 2020

In lieu of everything we have been hearing, it is easy to forget that this year has also brought with it some positive events! If you are like us, then you are in need of some uplifting news.

2021 Education Schedule - Coming Soon!

We are currently in the process of finalizing our 2021 Education Schedule!

Three MORE Ready to Retire Webinars Opportunities for 2020!

We have added three new sessions to our 2020 schedule. If you haven’t had a chance to attend one of our sessions, this is a great opportunity and registration is open!

2021 Coffee Break Season

We are currently finalizing the details for the 2021 Coffee Break season. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the sessions will be held online!

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