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When Does a Disability Annuity Convert to an Age and Service Annuity?
(Posted October 26, 2012)
Question 921: I am receiving an Occupational Disability Annuity. I had 34 years of service with my railroad, and I just turned 62. At what age am I no longer subject to the work and/or earnings provisions? Am I still considered to be on a Disability Annuity or a Age/Service Annuity?
Answer: You are still receiving a Disability Annuity.
Your annuity will convert to an Age and Service Annuity when you reach 66, which is your full retirement age. This means you still have to report any new work activity to the Railroad Retirement Board. regardless of the amount of pay that you receive.
You are in a very good position. You also are eligible for a 60/30 annuity if you are found to be recovered from your disability before you reach 66.
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