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Wife's Earnings Don't Count Against Husband's Disability Benefit Under Railroad Retirement
(Posted July 5, 2001)
Question 113: I'm filing for a Disability Annuity under Railroad Retirement. My wife is working; she earns almost $60,000 a year. Will her earnings reduce my benefits?
Answer: No, her earnings will not affect on your disability annuity.
If she later becomes eligibile for spouse or widow's benefits, her earnings would affect her benefits until she is 65.
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