415-103-100 - Are payments I receive reportable compensation?

415-103-100. Are payments I receive reportable compensation?

The following table will help you determine whether certain types of payments are reportable compensation. The department determines reportable compensation based upon the nature of the payment, not the name applied. See "salary" as defined in RCW 43.43.120.

Type of Payment Commission Date: Prior to 1/1/2003 Commission Date: On or after 1/1/2003
Overtime related to RCW 47.46.040 or voluntary overtime, earned prior to 7/1/2001 Yes N/A
Overtime related to RCW 47.46.040 or voluntary overtime, earned on or after 7/1/2001 and before 7/1/2017 No No
Overtime up to 70 hours per year1 in total related to either RCW 47.46.040 or voluntary overtime, earned on or after 7/1/20172 Yes Yes
Overtime in excess of 70 hours per year1 in total related to either RCW 47.46.040 or voluntary overtime, earned on or after 7/1/2017 No No
Fringe benefits including, but not limited to, any type of insurance, or contributions for insurance, such as medical, dental, or life insurance, for members and/or their dependents No No
Lump sum payments for:   
Deferred annual sick leave3 No No
Unused accumulated annual leave - 240 hour maximum4 Yes No
Holiday pay - 80 hour maximum Yes No

1"Year" means "state fiscal year," which is the twelve-month period that begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the next calendar year.

2The combined total of overtime included in the average final salary, related to either RCW 47.46.040 or voluntary overtime, may not exceed one hundred forty hours for WSPRS Plan 1, or three hundred fifty hours for WSPRS Plan 2.

3See also RCW 41.04.340(4).

4See also RCW 43.43.263, 43.01.040 and 43.01.044.

(Amended by WSR 17-20-036, Filed 9/28/2017, effective 10/29/2017 Amended by WSR 20-14-040, Filed 6/25/2020, effective 7/26/2020)

Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050(5) and chapter 43.43 RCW. 02-23-037, § 415-103-100, filed 11/13/02, effective 1/1/03.

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