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I have a couple of questions. I am a Canadian citizen and
Hi. I have a couple of questions. I am a Canadian citizen and have lived in the US for 19 years. I am 60.5 years old and a registered nurse, still working. I am also a US citizen so have dual citizens… read more
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I left Canada at age 40 having worked there and contributed
I left Canada at age 40 having worked there and contributed to CPP for 23 years. I married a US citizen and moved to the US at age 40. I do not have sufficient credits to draw on my own from SS but I … read more
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How can I avoid the WEP reducing my benefits from Canada
How can I avoid the WEP reducing my benefits from Canada Pension Plan since I am a legal resident alien in California who will collect CPP at age 65 … read more
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I am disabled and my SS pay holds out WEP due to me not
I am disabled and my SS pay holds out WEP due to me not having 30 years of paying into SS. I actually have 34 years of work history before becoming disabled, however 7 of those years were from work at… read more
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Heard social security benefit is calculated according to the
Heard social security benefit is calculated according to the highest 35 years income in USA. The person will not work for 35 years by the time of retirement age (i.e. 67 year old). If this is the case… read more
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I am a dual US/Canada citizen; reside in the US and have
I am a dual US/Canada citizen; reside in the US and have qualified for both CPP and SS (without resorting to totalization). I am applying for SS now. Will my SS benefit be reduced because of CPP payme… read more
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My accountant would like to know the percentage reduction I
My accountant would like to know the percentage reduction I will receive due to retiring as a public school teacher. I have many years of paying into social security before teaching in the state with … read more
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I am a Canadian citizen, holding a US card. I contributed to
I am a Canadian citizen, holding a US green card. I contributed to SSec for the required 40 quarters. I receive Old Age Pension & Canada Pension from Canada. The amount is subtracted from what I would… read more
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My facts: Retired from Superior Court with 13.5 years of ss.
My facts: Retired from Superior Court with 13.5 years of ss. Currently working for Federal govt and planning to retire at age 66 with 15 years of ss. I draw pensions from both. According to the 30 yea… read more
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I have worked federal government 34 years, am in Civil
I have worked for the federal government 34 years, am in Civil Service and am age 65. I have also worked outside the federal government for 24 creditable years and paid social security and self employ… read more
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I am currently 67.I moved from Canada about 17 years ago
I am currently 67. I moved from Canada about 17 years ago - to California. I am now a US citizen. I have worked in US for about 15 years and have been getting annual confirmation of retirement benefit… read more
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I have 13 credits towards U.S social security benefits. I
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Im currently receiving Social Security of $348.00 per month.
I'm currently receiving Social Security of $348.00 per month. I'm a permanent resident alien since 1983. I was asked at my interview whether I planned to apply for social security in Canada as I'm sti… read more
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US Social Security and Canada Pension Plan planning
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Am I eligible to receive SS benefits on my spouses earnings?
Am I eligible to receive SS benefits on my spouse's earnings? We are both retired. He is 68 and receives social security. I am 63 and have a state pension, as I was a teacher and taught 32 years. I ha… read more
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I moved to USA in 2000 from Canada (where I had worked for
I moved to USA in 2000 from Canada (where I had worked for 25 years). I have contributed to both Social Security and Canada Pension. I qualify to get benefits from both the systems. I am 66 and curren… read more
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I am a US and Canadian citizen. I worked for some 23 years
I am a US and Canadian citizen. I worked for some 23 years in Canada, from 1968 until 1991. I then migrated to the US and worked for another 20 years. This year I was eligible to draw social security … read more
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I work for the federal govt and plan on retiring in June or
I work for the federal gov't and plan on retiring in June or July 2012. I'll be almost 72 yrs. I've read about the WEP, but really don't understand it. I'll have 29 yrs. of substantial earnings. I sta… read more
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