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Your Social Security retirement or disability benefits may be reduced.
And now that I am retired, I get a monthly civil-service pension. I spent the bulk of my life working for the federal government. Instead, my earnings pattern is much more like my neighbor Frank’s.
Update your Email Subscription: Beforepeople who worked mainly in a job not covered by Social Security had their Social Security benefits calculated as if they were long-term, low-wage workers. When calculating based on YOCs acquired, the following chart shows what percentage to apply before the first bend-point: She deserves the 90 percent return rate that she is getting. If you have a Social Security question, Tom Margenau has the answer. The Windfall Elimination Provision may apply if: If you get a pension from a job that was not covered by Social Security, that pension will be treated just like a Social Security retirement pension, and it will be used to offset any benefits you might be due on a spouse’s Social Security record.
Windfall Elimination Provision
When your benefits may be affected The Windfall Elimination Provision primarily affects you if you earned a pension in any job where you did not pay Social Security taxes and you also worked in other jobs long enough to qualify for a retirement 100455 disability benefit.
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But folks such as myself, who were hired before then, were covered by the civil service retirement system, not Social Security. You can find more information about the WEP here.
Windfall Elimination Provision – Wikipedia
Rumor CentralWindfall Elimination Provision. You are a federal worker first hired after December 31, ; You were employed on December 31,by a nonprofit organization that did not withhold Social Security taxes from your pay at gog, but then began withholding Social Oubs taxes from your pay; Your only pension is based on railroad employment; The only work you did where you did not pay Social Security taxes was before ; or You have 30 or more years of substantial earnings under Social Security.
Prior to the institution of the WEP, beneficiaries who paid little into social security but were paid well outside of the system were given this subsidy.
The Windfall Elimination Provision does not apply to survivors benefits. And that’s what the windfall elimination provision does. Maria is divorced and has worked all of her life at low-paying jobs.
I’ve done it in many past columns. Special rules apply to deciding which method to use or if to use different guaranteed PIAs. And that’s what the windfall elimination provision is all about. Because I look like a poor person to the Social Security Administration’s computers.
Explaining the Windfall Elimination Provision
Congress passed the Windfall Elimination Provision to remove that advantage. Frank is a retired mid-level manager with our local utility company. I don’t have the space to get into the nitty gritty of the Social Security benefit computation formula in this column today. Ten years of Social Security work is the minimum. They had the advantage of receiving a Social Security benefit representing a higher percentage of their earnings, plus a pension from a job where they did not pay Social Security taxes.
I retired from the department of Social Services and I currently receive a pension through the State.
Will my State pension lower the pubd of my Social Security benefit? See the first table that lists the amount of substantial earnings for each year. It also does not apply if: And that includes a WEP reduction, which I will explain.