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I will be applying to recive Social Security benefits next year when I turn to 62. I am a dual citizen and also eligible to get retirement benefits from another country (in this case it is Turkey). My question is whether or not my US based pensiom will be affected or not. If it is, how much will it get cut? And how can we determine this amount?
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Any pension or social security benefits that you receive are determined independently of any other income source.

For people who begin taking Social Security Retirement benefits before their full retirement, which is currently 66 years old, their benefits will be reduced by $1 for every $2 that you earn over $16,920.

The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) is a provision in United States law that changes the way your U.S. Social Security benefits are calculated. WEP can reduce your U.S. retirement or disability benefits if you receive a pension based on work and you did not pay U.S. Social Security taxes on those earnings.

Here is a Direct link to complete information regarding your exact benefits and windfall elimination provision.

https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10045.pdf.

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Please review the attached PDF for specific information regarding the exact amount because the link above contains charts based on age and dollar amount.

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