Earnings limit


Q. Can you please tell me rules on working while on Social Security and disability for 2012?

A. The earnings limit for disability retirees from the federal government hasn’t changed. The limit is always 80 percent of the current salary of the position you held when you retired on disability. To find out the current limit for Social Security disability beneficiaries, type the following into your browser and click on Go: Social Security disability earnings limit.


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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 fedexperts@federaltimes.com.

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