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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Spouse Is 62; Disabled Rail Worker Is 66

(Posted October 6, 2014)

Question 1185: I had 27 years with the CSX when I retired on disability. My wife will be 62 next May. Will she be eligible for a Spouse Annuity?

Answer: She will be eligible for an age-reduced Spouse Annuity next May.

She should contact the Railroad Retirement Board in February to begin the application process. Their toll-free number is (877) 772-5772.


Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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