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Amounts that Increase with Average Wages

Automatic Increases

Average Wage Index

Cost-of-Living Adjustment

By "wage-indexed amounts," we mean amounts that increase annually with the the national Average Wage Index. A table of automatic increases lists both cost-of-living adjustments and wage-indexed amounts for recent years. Types of wage-indexed amounts are listed below.

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Last reviewed or modified Tuesday Mar 18, 2008
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