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How far in advance can I apply for Social Security retirement benefits?
Can I restrict my application for benefits and apply only for spouse’s benefits and delay filing for my own retirement benefit in order to earn delayed retirement credits?
What are the new rules for deemed filing resulting from the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015?
Will I still be able to file and suspend my benefits in order to receive delayed retirement credits after the effective date for the new rules for voluntary suspension?
What are the new rules for voluntary suspension resulting from the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015?
How can I plan for retirement?
I am receiving divorced spouse’s benefits. If my ex-spouse requests voluntary suspension, will my benefits that I receive on their record be suspended?
Do the rules for deemed filing apply to all benefits?
What is the effective date for the new rules on deemed filing resulting from the Bipartisan Budget Act?
I turned 62 before January 02, 2016. Does the new law on deemed filing under the Bipartisan Budget Act affect me?
When do the new rules for voluntary suspension based on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 begin?
I requested voluntary suspension before April 30, 2016. Will I be affected by the new rules?