Social Security and CTRB
Will my potential Social Security
benefit be reduced since I am a retired Connecticut Teacher?
There are two Social Security provisions that may
result in a reduction of the Social Security benefit for which you are qualified.
The Government Pension Offset affects the Social Security benefit you receive as a spouse
or widow(er). The Windfall Elimination Provision affects the way your earned Social
Security benefit is calculated. Your CTRB benefit will NOT be
provisions do not affect eligibility for Medicare at age 65. For additional
information on this topic, obtain the Social Security
and Your CTRB Benefit Bulletin (PDF 18KB).
Content Last Modified on 3/5/2004 4:06:24 PM