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Defense bill includes fix for military families' survivor benefits


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The House-Senate defense bill agreement released by lawmakers Monday night includes a provision that would allow military families to receive more money in survivor benefits.

The conference report on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes a repeal of a survivor benefits' offset often referred to as the "widow's tax." The elimination is phased in over three years. https://thehill.com/policy/finance/473804-defense-bill-includes-fix-for-military-families-survivor-benefits

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