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double-dipping

(The act of being) involved in and benefiting from two different things at once, often illegally. Once you start getting pension payments, you could be accused of double-dipping.
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In the original draft of the bill, any state politician "who takes the oath of office" after the effective date of the bill would be forbidden from double dipping their salary and pension.
Sometimes, the impact of double dipping is small -- for example, if the employee spouse earned most of the pension after the divorce, the overlap between the portion already divided and the total pension is small enough that the judge overlooks it.
Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, who fought a lonely battle this year to prohibit future double dipping.
That's why, as governor, he would support legislation that bans double dipping.
This goes beyond the intent of the statute --to prevent the double dipping of losses.
The FSLIC's promise of tax deductions, then, opened the door to double dipping by buyers of troubled thrifts.