Tools & Calculators

This page is intended to provide you with the tools you need to prepare for, and enjoy, your retirement.  We hope you find these tools and calculators helpful and informative.

MPERS Tools & Calculators:

Tax Withholding Calculator (aka net amount of my retirement check)

This tax table is effective January 1, 2017.  You must have Microsoft Excel to open this tax calculator.

This calculator tool is provided for your convenience only and should not be construed as tax advice. Its sole purpose is to help you estimate the net amount of your MPERS benefit payment using different tax withholding options and premium deductions. Your annual tax obligation depends on your total income from all sources. For accurate tax advice, please contact a tax professional.

Updating Taxes Via Secure Member Access

1099 RThis flyer explains the two different ways you can update your federal & Missouri state tax withholdings automatically via Secure Member Access.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office!


MPERS Benefit Dictionary

This document explains the different benefit terminology for MPERS

 

 

 

Record of Important Documents

Record of Important DocumentsThe Record of Important Documents is intended to provide one place to list all of your important documentation, such as insurance policies, birth or marriage certificates, sources of income (including the providers contact information) and where each of these documents are stored, should the need arise for you, or your loved ones, to locate them.

 

Personal Benefit Statement

Benefit Statement SampleEvery spring, MPERS collaborates with various benefit providers to produce your Personal Benefit Statement.  This statement breaks down the benefits you currently receive as an active state employee, as well as provides you with estimates of your future benefits.  After retirement, a similar Benefit Statement is provided annually, in the month you receive your COLA, providing detailed information about your benefits, beneficiaries, and deductions. This link is a sample only!  You can view your benefit statements, with your specific information on Secure Member Access. Please review the information contained in your personalize annual benefit statement. If you see incorrect information or have questions regarding that benefit, please contact the appropriate benefit provider as soon as possible.

MPERS Retirement Benefit Estimate

Benefit Estimate SampleThis link is a sample only!  Login to myMPERS Secure Member Access to run personalized benefit estimates 24/7. For active employees, the estimates assume you will continue working in the same position, at the same rate of pay, until the date of termination shown on the estimate. All information contained in your benefit estimate must be verified by MPERS before a benefit can be paid.

 

Secure Member Access

mympers_login_greenThis is your link to personalized benefit information!  myMPERS is a secure portal that allows you to view your individual benefit information, as well as the ability to run retirement benefit estimates and register for Pre-Retirement Seminars.

Disabling Pop-Up Blockers

028C0505LLSome members have experienced trouble viewing correspondence or benefit estimates in Secure Member Access, simply because they computer is set up to block pop-up messages.  This is a reference tool to help you find how to disable those pop-up blockers so that you can view your documents without any issues.

 

 

 Other Useful Tools & Calculators:

Deferred Comp LogoThis link will direct you to the Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan’s website.  This site contains several calculators & tools, including “RetiremenTrack” and Retirement & Paycheck Calculators to name a few.

 

Social Security LogoThis link takes you to the “Retirement Estimator”  page of the Social Security Website.  This page contains several benefit related calculators & tools, including a “Retirement Toolkit”, “Other Things to Consider” and a link to “Other Benefit Calculators”.

 

ChoosetosaveThe Ballpark E$timate is an easy-to-use, interactive tool that helps you quickly identify approximately how much you need to save to fund a comfortable retirement. The Ballpark E$timate takes complicated issues like projected Social Security benefits and earnings assumptions on savings, and turns them into language and mathematics that are easy to understand. This calculator is the product of the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).