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Will WEP Cause A Major Reduction In My Totalization Benefit?

Hello. If I am collecting a totalization SS benefit using 36 US credits and 4 Canada credits will I see a major benefit drop subject to WEP if I worked part time and crossed the 40 US credit threshold? Thank you for your help.

Hi. No. The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) doesn't apply to totalization benefit computations (

Best, Jerry

May 17 2022 - 12:30pm
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