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Title Social security benefits for spouses and survivors : elements, considerations and adjustments / Juliana Lawrence, editor
Published New York : Nova Publishers, [2014]
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Series Health care issues, costs and access
Health care issues, costs, and access.
Contents SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR SPOUSES AND SURVIVORS: ELEMENTS, CONSIDERATIONS, AND ADJUSTMENTS; SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR SPOUSES AND SURVIVORS: ELEMENTS, CONSIDERATIONS, AND ADJUSTMENTS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: SOCIAL SECURITY: REVISITING BENEFITS FOR SPOUSES AND SURVIVORS ; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; ORIGINS OF SOCIAL SECURITY AUXILIARY BENEFITS; AUXILIARY BENEFITS ELIGIBILITY AND DETERMINATION; LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN; ADEQUACY AND EQUITY ISSUES; PROPOSALS FOR RESTRUCTURING SOCIAL SECURITY AUXILIARY BENEFITS; CONCLUSION
APPENDIX A. MAJOR CHANGES IN SOCIAL SECURITY AUXILIARY BENEFITSAPPENDIX B. COMPUTATION OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY RETIRED-WORKER BENEFIT; APPENDIX C. SUMMARY OF SOCIAL SECURITY SPOUSAL AND WIDOW(ER)'S BENEFITS UNDER CURRENT LAW; Chapter 2: SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT EARNINGS TEST: HOW EARNINGS AFFECT BENEFITS; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; CURRENT LAW; BENEFITS WITHHELD UNDER THE RET ARE RESTORED STARTING AT FRA; WORKER BENEFICIARIES WITH EARNINGS IN 2006; APPLICATION OF THE RETIREMENT EARNINGS TEST; POLICY ISSUES
FINANCIAL EFFECT OF REPEALING THE RET ON THE SOCIAL SECURITY TRUST FUNDAPPENDIX A. COMPUTATION OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY RETIRED-WORKER BENEFIT; APPENDIX B. SOCIAL SECURITY AUXILIARY BENEFITS (BENEFITS FOR THE WORKER'S FAMILY MEMBERS); APPENDIX C. ANNUAL EXEMPT AMOUNTS UNDER THE SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT EARNINGS TEST, CALENDAR YEARS 2000-2012; Chapter 3: SOCIAL SECURITY: THE WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION (WEP); SUMMARY; BACKGROUND; WHO IS AFFECTED BY THE WEP?; LEGISLATIVE HISTORY AND RATIONALE; Chapter 4: SOCIAL SECURITY: THE GOVERNMENT PENSION OFFSET (GPO); SUMMARY; BACKGROUND
Rationale and legislative historywho is affected by the gpo?; issues; the gpo "last-day" rule; index
Summary Social Security auxiliary benefits were established in 1939 when Congress extended benefits to the dependents and survivors of workers covered by Social Security. Since 1939, Social Security auxiliary benefits have been modified by Congress numerous times to change eligibility requirements for spouses, widows, children, and others and to expand eligibility for auxiliary benefits to new groups of beneficiaries, such as divorcé(e)s, husbands, and widowers. This book describes the current-law structure of auxiliary benefits for spouses, divorced spouses, and surviving spouses. It also discusses s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed September 17, 2014)
Subject Family policy -- United States.
Social security -- United States.
Survivors' benefits -- United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Insurance -- Risk Assessment & Management.
Family policy.
POLTICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
Social security.
Survivors' benefits.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Lawrence, Juliana, editor.
ISBN 1633218465
9781633218468