How The Government Pension Offset May Affect Social Security Benefits?
by: Jinky C. Mesias
The government pension offset is in fact a reduction in the benefit which a social security member’s spouse is likely to experience especially if the spouse has a government pension from work that is not covered by the Social Security. The benefit to be received by the spouse with regards to the social security benefits of his or her spouse will be offset by two-thirds of the amount he or she will be receiving as her or his government pension.
And in the course of the Social Security member’s death the spouse will continuously received his or her annuity as well as survivors benefits from the government pension plan that he or she is enrolled in...