GPO/WEP Information 1

Links to additional information about the WEP and the GPO

Frequently Asked Questions

Read answers to the frequently asked GPO and WEP questions.

Links to Other Information Centers

Congressional Research Service Reports

  • Read these for detailed official information on the effects of the GPO (15 pages) and WEP (12 pages), their history and the arguments for and against.
GPO/WEP Information 2
Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) 2020 Analysis 
GPO/WEP Information 2
The Government Pension Offset (GPO)

State Resolution Texts that you can use

California Assembly Joint Resolution

NCPSSM Viewpoint

This strong 2017 statement from the National Committee for Preservation of Social Security and Medicare shows why these offsets should be repealed.

Click here to read the report.

The required SSA form to warn employees about the GPO/WEP

This is the form that public employers who do not participate in the FICA (Social Security) tax system have been required to have new employees sign since January 1, 2005.

GPO/WEP Information 2
SSA 1945 Form