GPO and WEP

October 15, 2016

GPO and WEP

During this show, Jim and Chris answer questions from listeners. Primarily they focus on a question that involves the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP): Does a defined contribution plan count as a government pension under Social Security rules. If it does, will the GPO and WEP impact the amount of Social Security benefit payments? Other questions Jim and Chris tackle this week include: What can you do with a 401(k) from a previous employer? In regards to a trust beneficiary, is the beneficiary better off taking a lump sum payment from the trust or weekly payments? Are contributions to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) tax deductable? And can you take money out of your 401(k) if you still work for that employer?

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