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Did Pres Clinton(Gore) have anything to do with windfall…

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Did Pres Clinton(Gore) have anything to do with windfall elimination provision ?

Accountant's Assistant: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.

As a fire fighter I did not pay into Social security but did pay into SS on all my other jobs. I see that people who paid the same amount into SS as me get more than 50% more . Why?

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?

I know that the simple answer is the windfall elimination program WEP but when did the inequality take place?

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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

The Windfall Elimination Provision was enacted by Congress when Ronald Reagan was President.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I knew that much. I wanted to know if there was anything in Pres. Clinton (Gore) act of 1993-1994)
Social Security Expert: Barbara, Enrolled Agent replied 1 month ago

No. Nothing was changed by Clinton/Gore.

The most recent action occurred in 2015 when a bill was introduced to repeal it, but the House Committee on Ways and Means postponed its consideration of the repeal.

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