Military Retirement and Veterans' Compensation: Concurrent Receipt Issues

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This report describes the history and background of the offset and the legislative history of recent attempts to eliminate or reduce the offset. It delineates and analyzes the arguments for and against eliminating or reducing the offset and allowing concurrent receipt, and addresses the issues of costs, precedents in other Federal programs, purposes of the two programs, and equity issues. Finally, options other than full concurrent receipt are mentioned.

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44 pages.

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Goldich, Robert L. April 7, 1995.

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This report describes the history and background of the offset and the legislative history of recent attempts to eliminate or reduce the offset. It delineates and analyzes the arguments for and against eliminating or reducing the offset and allowing concurrent receipt, and addresses the issues of costs, precedents in other Federal programs, purposes of the two programs, and equity issues. Finally, options other than full concurrent receipt are mentioned.

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44 pages.

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  • April 7, 1995

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Goldich, Robert L. Military Retirement and Veterans' Compensation: Concurrent Receipt Issues, report, April 7, 1995; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26093/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.