Q. This is my last year receiving Supplemental Social Security (retired from the U.S. Postal Service as FERS in April 2016). I was born in the middle of the month of January. Will this supplement end in December of this year or will it include January 2018 – the month I turn 62 – and stop in February?
A. According to the Office of Personnel Management, “The retiree annuity supplement is payable through the earlier of the following dates:
1. The last day of the month in which the retiree becomes age 62; or
2. The last day of the month before the first month for which the retiree would, upon proper application, be entitled to Social Security benefits.
NOTE: For retirement and Social Security purposes, an individual attains or becomes 62 on the ‘first moment’ of the day before his or her 62nd birthday.”