The proposed Social Security tax cut might have triggered a civil war among federal employees. Employees in the Civil Service Retirement System say the move amounts to a tax break for everyone but them. Employees in the Federal Employees Retirement System say there’s nothing for CSRS employees to complain about because they don’t pay Social Security tax anyway. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association has been looking into this issue. NARFE Legislative Director Dan Adcock helps us separate myth from reality.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.