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Social Security Primer [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2012.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (17 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Income tax.
Retirement.
Retirement income.
Public welfare -- Finance.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 12-R4-2035a in the 2012 issue.
Provides overview of social security funding and benefits under current law. Reviews origins and brief history of social security program; social security financing and trust fund status; how social security benefits are computed; types of social security benefits available to workers and their family members; basic eligibility requirements for each type of benefit; scheduled increase in social security retirement age enacted in 1983; and Federal income taxation of social security benefits.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Social Security Primer
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