TN 30 (03-96)

NL 00703.154 GPO Advance Notice — Increase In Government Pension —Suspense/Deferred Status

Document Identifier for Word Processor: E3154

A. Exhibit Letter

We are writing to tell you about a change in (1) benefit amount. Although (2) not receiving regular monthly benefits now, (3) will receive a reduced amount if (4) benefits start again. This is because (5) government pension has increased.


The Information We Have

When we matched computer records with the Office of Personnel Management, we learned the following information about (6) pension:

Monthly Payment(s) Effective Date(s)
$ (7) (8)

Please read the enclosed fact sheet, “Government Pension Offset.” This fact sheet will give you more information about how (9) benefits may change.


What You Can Do

Please let us know right away if any of this information is wrong. We cannot use this information to change Social Security benefits until we give you time to check it. You will also need to give us any proof you have that shows that our information is wrong.


If We Do Not Hear From You

If we do not hear from you within 30 days from the date of this letter, we will assume the facts in this letter are correct and use them to reduce (9) Social Security benefits.

We will send another letter at that time. It will explain the change in benefits, the amount of any overpayment, and how to appeal our decision.

  • You will have 60 days to ask for an appeal.

  • The 60 days will start the day after you receive the next letter.


If You Have Any Questions

3901C - Domestic

3901D - Foreign



SSA Pub. No. 05-10007

B. Requesting Instructions

The PC will send this notice to a beneficiary in deferred or suspense status whose benefit amount is affected because of an increase in government pension.


Refer to NL 00703.005E for 3901C and 3901D text and fill-ins.



  1. (1) 

    your/full name of auxiliary beneficiary, possessive

  2. (2) 

    you are/(beneficiary title and surname) is

  3. (3) 


  4. (4) 

    your/beneficiary title and surname, possessive

  5. (5) 


  6. (6) 

    your/beneficiary title and surname, possessive

  7. (7) 

    new monthly pension amount(s)

  8. (8) 

    effective month(s) and year(s) of government pension changes

  9. (9) 

    your/beneficiary title and surname, possessive

C. Typing Instructions

Use Form SSA-L2000-C2 (Universal Notice) and follow the notice standards. Information for this notice will be shown on Form SSA-573.

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