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Will It Affect My Social Security If I Collect My Deceased Husband's Pension From Italy?

Hello Larry
I like to know if I am able to collect my deceased husbands pension in Italy. And Will it effect the amount I can collect from my personal Social Security benefits ?
Thank you

Hi. My expertise is limited to U.S. Social Security benefits. I can't tell you whether or not you'd qualify for a widow's pension from Italy, but if you do receive a survivor pension from Italy it won't have any effect on your U.S. Social Security benefits.

Best, Jerry

Mar 29 2021 - 10:08am
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