Public Employees Retirement System - Benefits - Payment by fee, commission, stipend or honorarium.


Published: 2003-01-01

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(A) For purposes of this rule:

(1) "Fee or commission" means compensation which is a fixed charge or calculated as a percentage of an amount not directly related to work or services performed.

(2) "Stipend" means compensation paid to a student that is not subject to federal income taxation.

(3) "Honorarium" means a nominal payment made for services for which there is no binding legal obligation to pay.

(B) An individual whose sole compensation is a fee or commission, stipend or honorarium is not a public employee pursuant to Chapter 145. of the Revised Code.