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My wife and I are both over 65. I have a SBP for her. Am I correct that there is no longer an offset on social security and she will receive the SS benefits she is now receiving in addition to her SBP?

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Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 8 months ago

You are correct. There was a change in the law that regulates SBP (this is found in Title 10 of the US Code). The change actually happened over 10 year ago, and went into full effect in 2008. So there is no more SS offset for SBP

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 8 months ago

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