Income I made from 1992 to 1994 was not recorded even if I filed my taxes for those years. I contacted my ex-employer and they gave me a confirm letter with my salaries for the years I worked, but the letter is not considered as proof by the social security office. I just dont know... Read more »
Usually, the IRS reports wages to Social Security, but sometimes there are discrepancies. You definitely should correct your earnings record with Social Security. If all of your earnings are not shown on your earnings record, this could mean lower Social Security benefits for you or your family....Read more »
I will make it’s always the different amount I asked him what was the formula they use and they said 35 years of your year work and divide by 12 that would give me my monthly benefits well it’s not the same as theirs
Try calculating your Social Security retirement this way:
Step 1: Use your earnings history to calculate your Average Indexed Monthly Earnings (AIME). Use your earnings statement that Social Security has - you can find your record on your My Social Security account. The AIME calculation...Read more »
No, your daughter's rent is not deducted from the income she makes for SSI purposes.
Since she is living on her own and paying her own rent, Social Security will not reduce her SSI payments for that reason. The rule is that a person's SSI payment is reduced by one-third if the...Read more »
They are currently spreading out the payments for back pay over a year's time period. (I have already received the first payment of backpay). I am currently homeless and won't be able to purchase anything with only the first of three payments. I'm not sure HOW to ask this on the... Read more »
The amount of your installment payments for back pay from Social Security can be increased if you can demonstrate necessary medical needs or debts that relate to necessities, such as housing, food, clothing, or medically necessary services, supplies, equipment or medicine. Follow Social Security...Read more »
My mom is on SSI 163 month, SSA 513 month, part of legally separated hubs ssi 287 month and 153 in food stamps. Total ... She just recieved a cashiers check for 16,666.00 from my grandmas trust as she has passed away. Will my mom lose her benefits? How can we go around them legally so she can keep... Read more »
help at all. When I sign in it says my information is not correct. I know my info. I have ask them to go into my account and see what is wrong. they won't do it. Today I posted on their page I was FED UP. So they gave me a number for help, I called and was on hold forever so I hung up. What... Read more »
The information you provide to set up your My Social Security account must be the same as the information on your credit report because Social Security uses a "identity services provider" to verify identity by comparing your information against their records. You may want to get a free...Read more »
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program and your countable resources must not be worth more than $2,000 for an individual or $3,000 for a couple. If the value of your countable resources is over the allowable limit at the beginning of the month, you cannot receive SSI for that...Read more »
Funds you receive from a GoFundMe or a similar type of fundraising account is considered by Social Security to be unearned income. Unearned income would not affect your SSDI benefits as there is no required limitation for it.
To maintain eligibility for SSI benefits, Medicaid, SNAP (food...Read more »
My siblings received survivors benefits on behalf of my deceased father until they turned 18. I had a disability that I needed to be supported as well, and after working with a Lawyer I was approved for benefits on the same account, with disabled adult child benefits. He said that this would not... Read more »
I am unsure about the timeframe you are referring to with regard to the claimed overpayment. I want to make sure that you know about a new rule that Social Security has published effective August 27, 2020 in which Social Security acknowledged that it would be against equity and good conscience to...Read more »
Im 29 have a bad left shoulder trigger point that causes constant pain and now i have a broken right hand that i had to have surgery on have wire and pin put in the dr said it wil hurt and give me trouble gripping stuff lifting stuff the rest of my life now i am right handed if i can im going to... Read more »
Yes, you can file for Social Security disability. The law defines disability as the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity (SGA) by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment(s) which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected...Read more »
You need to decide which disability lawyer you want to hire. To start with this process, go to Justia's "Find a Lawyer" tab and search by Social Security disability and your location. Most disability lawyers have free consultations, so call and talk to the lawyer. You can talk about...Read more »
No, changing your name to your maiden name will not affect Social Security survivor benefits you are receiving since you are not changing your marital status. Once you have your name legally changed, you need to inform Social Security and show them the court order of the name change. To report a...Read more »
I do not take meds, they do not interact well with me. I learned to do without and try to live normal. Its difficult but better than becoming addicted to pain killers. My immune is compromised. This virus scares me . will I be kicked off SSI if I call and cancel that appt.
It is not in your best interest to cancel the consultative examination. If you refuse to attend the consultative examination, your case may be denied due to failure to cooperate. Call the Social Security claims examiner and ask if they can reschedule a consultative examination virtually. Social...Read more »
There is no data on individual disability attorney wins Social Security cases that I have found, but there is data on how a disability attorney or representative can improve your chances of being allowed disability benefits. In the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report GAO-18-37:...Read more »
A vocational expert (VE) plays a significant role in a Social Security disability hearing. A VE is an expert witness who knows about job requirements and job availability in the current labor market. At the hearing before the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), the VE will give his expert opinion in...Read more »
Yes, a class action suit can be filed against the Social Security Administration or another federal agency. In fact, there have been several class action suits against the Social Security Administration that have either resulted in a favorable settlement or adjudication. A well-known case, Sullivan...Read more »
Social Security is not a short-term or partial disability program. In order to be disabled under Social Security, a person must meet the strict definition of disability which is the inability to do any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental...Read more »
She is at an almost vegetative state. I am her POA for medical and wanted to see about SSD. She has filed in the past but was denied. With her current condition, can I apply for SSD for her via a lawyer?
Yes, you can do a limited amount of work and still get disability benefits. Social Security encourages work activity and there are special program rules and work incentives that help you try to return to work while still receiving monthly disability payments.
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