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Social Security Benefits Are Not Paid for the Month of Death: A Fact Sheet
Social security benefits are not paid for the month in which a recipient dies. Legislation is routinely introduced that would either pay the full amount of the benefits for the month of death or pro-rate the benefits based on the proportion of the month that the recipient was alive.
Current Social Security Issues
Social Security is the focus of intense public interest. Projected long-range funding problems, public skepticism about its future, and a growing perception that Social Security will not be as good a value for future retirees as it is today are fueling calls for reform. This report, updated regularly, discusses a number of the major Social Security issues currently drawing congressional attention.
Universal Social Security Coverage: Extending Mandatory Coverage
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Social Security: Brief Facts and Statistics
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security: Taxation of Benefits
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Social Security: Proposed Changes to the Earnings Test
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Social Security: Proposed Changes to the Earnings Test
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Social Security: Proposed Changes to the Earnings Test
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security: Taxation of Benefits
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Social Security: Taxation of Benefits
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Social Security: Taxation of Benefits
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security: Raising the Retirement Age Background and Issues
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Social Security: Proposed Changes to the Earnings Test
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security: Taxation of Benefits
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Social Security: Taxation of Benefits
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Social Security Reform: Economic Issues
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security: Summary of Program Solvency and Projections
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Social Security: The Relationship of Taxes and Benefits for Past, Present, and Future Retirees
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Social Security: Summary of Major Changes in the Cash Benefits Program
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Social Security: "Transition Costs"
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform: Economic Issues
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Social Security: The Trust Fund
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Social Security: The Trust Fund
This report covers how the Social Security program is financed and how the Social Security trust fund works.
The Government's Long-Term Fiscal Shortfall: How Much Is Attributable to Social Security?
This report discusses social security in the context of the federal budget. One rationale given for Social Security reform is the large long-term fiscal shortfall that Social Security is projected to face.
Social Security Notch Issue: A Summary
This report discusses recent attempts at legislative action regarding changes to the computation of benefits under Social Security Amendments of 1977 (P.L. 95-216), which directly affected retirees born in the 5- to 15-year period after 1916. These persons fall in the "notch" between previous Social Security legislation and those affected by the amendments.
Social Security Reform
This report provides background and analysis on social security reform. The report discusses the most recent development, the basis for the debate, specific areas of contention and reform initiatives.
Social Security Reform
This report examines the debate over the future of the Social Security system. It includes discussion of recent developments; background and analysis with information about the basic debate, specific area of contention, reform initiatives; and relevant legislation.