Are you a government worker or married to one? Three Capita Social Security planners unravel the complicated knot of government social security penalties, such as the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO). These penalties mostly apply to those who work in uncovered jobs (not paying Social Security taxes) for a time. Learn about when these penalties apply, where they came from and ways to avoid or work around them. These penalties can take years to understand, but you can get an overall idea in less than 40 minutes, here.