Will spouse lose social security benefits if I die and she begins receiving half of annuity?

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When I die and my spouse receives 55% of my annuity, will she lose any of her SS benefits?

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No, she will not lose any of her Social Security, even though you are a CSRS retiree. The Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset (known to CSRS folks as the “evil twins”) only apply to the CSRS retiree, not to their spouse.

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