TN 2 (09-11)

NL 00720.410 WEP Windfall Elimination Provision

WEP001 WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION (A04)

(Requested)

Caption: Your Benefits

We reduced  (1)  Social Security benefits starting  (2)  . This is the first month that  (3)  received a pension based on work not covered by Social Security taxes.

When  (4)  this type of pension, we may apply the Windfall Elimination Provision to  (5)  Social Security benefits. This changes the way we figure  (6)  benefit amount.  (7)  benefit amount is less than it would be if  (8)  not receiving the pension.

To learn more about how non-covered pensions affect Social Security benefits, please see our factsheet titled “Windfall Elimination Provision.” You can get this factsheet at  (9)  online. You can also call, write, or visit us to get the factsheet.


Fill-in values:
Fill-in (1) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: Number Holder's name possessive
Choice 2: your
Fill-in (2) - Requested As A Date In Format Shown Below
Choice 1: MM/CCYY
Fill-in (3) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: you
Choice 2: he
Choice 3: she
Fill-in (4) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: you receive
Choice 2: he receives
Choice 3: she receives
Fill-in (5) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: your
Choice 2: his
Choice 3: her
Fill-in (6) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: your
Choice 2: his
Choice 3: her
Fill-in (7) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: Your
Choice 2: His
Choice 3: Her
Fill-in (8) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: you were
Choice 2: he was
Choice 3: she was
Fill-in (9) - Systems Generated
www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05–10045.pdf

WEP004 NUMBER HOLDER’S MONTHLY BENEFIT IS CHANGING BECAUSE WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION (WEP) NO LONGER APPLIES

(Requested)

Caption: Your Benefits

We changed  (1)  benefit amount starting  (2)  . The Windfall Elimination Provision no longer reduces  (3)  benefits. We stopped applying this provision because  (4)  :

  • Reached 30 years of substantial earnings covered by Social Security taxes, or

  • Stopped receiving a pension based on work not covered by Social Security taxes.

To learn more about how non-covered pensions affect Social Security benefits, please see our factsheet titled ” Windfall Elimination Provision.” You can get this factsheet at  (5)  online. You can also call, write, or visit us to get the factsheet. 


Fill-in values:
Fill-in (1) Systems generated
Choice 1: your
Choice 2: Number Holder's name possessive
Fill-in (2) - Requested as a Date in Format Shown Below
MM/CCYY
Fill-in (3) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: your
Choice 2: his
Choice 3: her
Fill-in (4) - Systems Generated
Choice 1: you
Choice 2: he
Choice 3: she
Fill-in (5) - Systems Generated
www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05–10045.pdf

To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0900720410
NL 00720.410 - WEP Windfall Elimination Provision - 05/19/2015
Batch run: 03/29/2017
Rev:05/19/2015