Social Security earnings limit


Q. Does the withdrawal of your Thrift Savings Plan annuity affect the amount of your special retirement supplement or Social Security if it exceeds the maximum amount of money you are allowed to make under Social Security?

A. No. The Social Security earnings limit applies solely to earnings from wages or self-employment, not other sources of income.


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Reg Jones was head of retirement and insurance policy at the Office of Personnel Management. Email your retirement-related questions to

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