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I am a retired federal employee but my husband is not. Can I receive spouse benefits on his record?

En español | If your husband worked in employment that was covered under Social Security, then you may receive a spouse's +B103 benefit based on his earnings. Note, however, that the Government Pension Offset may reduce your spouse benefit if you are also receiving a pension from your federal work under CSRS.

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