CSRS, survivor annuity and Social Security disability


Q. I am getting ready to submit my retirement papers. I’m under CSRS, so I haven’t paid into Social Security. My husband receives Social Security disability. If I leave him a survivor annuity, will his Social Security disability be affected? If so, how much?

A. No, his Social Security disability annuity won’t be affected.


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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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