The last 5 Trustees Reports
have indicated that Social Security's Old-Age, Survivors, and
Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds would become exhausted
between 2033 and 2041 under the intermediate set of economic and
demographic assumptions provided in each report.
If no legislative change is enacted, scheduled tax revenues will be sufficient
to pay only about three fourths of the scheduled benefits after
trust fund exhaustion. Many policymakers have developed proposals and
options to address this long-range solvency problem.
We have prepared memoranda for many of these proposals and options.
Each memorandum provides an actuarial analysis showing the estimated
effect on the financial status of the OASDI program.
These memoranda are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF),
which we recommend for printing (requires
Adobe Acrobat Reader).
Some of the memoranda are also available in HTML format.
The memoranda are listed below in chronological order, most recent first.
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