Texas Labor Code § 207.050. Receipt of Pension or Annuity

(a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), an individual is disqualified for benefits for a benefit period for which the individual is receiving or has received a governmental or other pension, retirement or retired pay, an annuity, or any other similar periodic payment based on the previous work of the individual and reasonably attributable to the benefit period.

(b) If a periodic payment described by Subsection (a) is received by an individual under the federal Social Security Act, the commission shall consider the individual's contribution and may not reduce the weekly benefit amount.

(c) Notwithstanding Subsection (a), if the remuneration received by an individual is less than the benefits that the individual would otherwise be eligible to receive, the individual is entitled to receive benefits for the benefit period that are reduced by the amount of the remuneration, adjusted as provided by Section 207.006 .

(d) This section is enacted because Section 3304(a)(15) of the Federal Unemployment Tax Act ( 26 U.S.C. Section 3304(a)(15) ) requires that this provision be enacted in state law as of January 1, 1978, as a condition for full tax credit against the tax imposed by that Act.  If Section 3304(a)(15) of the Federal Unemployment Tax Act ( 26 U.S.C. Section 3304(a)(15) ) is amended to modify these federal requirements, the modified requirements are applicable under this section to the extent required for full tax credit rather than this section.


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