Q) My name HUYNH***** social number 230-*******2,i went too VietNam about 11 month and i get every month 981 on this month Dicember 18/2013. I just get 876. I know they cut off 105. What wrong please let me now soon. thanks you
A) According to Social Security Administration website:
Your benefit rate is reduced if you become entitled to the following benefits at the ages shown:
Retirement insurance benefits at age 62 through the month before you reach Full Retirement Age (FRA);
Husband’s or wife’s insurance benefits at age 62 through the month before you reach FRA, provided that you do not have in care a child of the worker either under age 16 or disabled and entitled to benefits;
Widow(er)’s insurance benefits beginning at any time from age 50 through the month before you reach FRA;
Widow(er)’s insurance benefits after the deceased worker has received a retirement insurance benefit reduced for age;
Disability insurance benefits received after a reduced retirement insurance benefit; or
Retirement or disability insurance benefits received after a reduced widow(er)’s insurance benefit. This applies only to workers born before 1928.
Please call Social Security Administration at toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778). OR Call your local Social Security office for more information on your reduction in benefits.