Social Security Retirement Earnings Test [electronic resource] : How Earnings Affect Benefits
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
- Physical Description:
- 29 pages : digital, PDF file
- Describes how social security retirement earnings test (RET) is applied under current law; and provides detailed benefit examples to show how RET affects both the worker beneficiary and his or her family members who also receive benefits. Explains features of RET that are not widely known or understood, such as recomputation of benefits when a beneficiary attains full retirement age, worker beneficiaries with earnings in 2006, and application of RET. Discusses related policy issues, including recent research on the effect of RET on work effort and the decision to claim Social Security benefits. Includes tables and side-by-side comparisons.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC., CRS Report., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Technical Details:
- System requirements: PDF reader software.
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