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5.5.4 Samples of PP rate calculations


This section contains examples of rate calculations for PPS (1.1.P.51) and PPP (1.1.P.50). Rates and income test parameters are as noted. Rates were calculated according to the legislative provisions contained in the SSAct.

PP rate calculations are contained in SSAct Part 3.6A. The following table shows which rate calculator in SSAct Part 3.6A applies to specific PP recipients.

For recipients who are … use the …
not a member of a couple (1.1.M.120) PPS Rate Calculator.
a member of a couple PPP Rate Calculator.

Act reference: SSAct section 1068A-A1 Pension PP (Single) Rate Calculator, section 1068B-A1 Benefit PP (Partnered) Rate Calculator

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