Yes, Social Security generally does not pay Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients during confinement for a crime in jail, prison or certain other public institutions. See, https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10133.pdf.
For SSI benefits, the law states that you cannot...Read more »
Your 11 month wait for a disability decision from Social Security is about what I have been experiencing with my clients' cases since COVID. You can either call Social Security and ask about the status of your case or you can go to My Social Security and check for updates online.
Hi I am a 44 year old woman who worked at Walmart 26 years hard labor. At the moment I have severe arthritis in my right hip pending hip replacement as well as arthritis in my left hip and both knees and thumbs. I have been off since last April due to my job not allowing me to work with... Read more »
The law defines disability under Social Security as the inability to do any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less...Read more »
I am receiving Social Security retirement benefits. I have a rental property that nets about $4000.00 per year. If I put this property into an LLC (North Carolina), will I have to pay FICA? Will it affect the benefit I currently receive?
He received the first stimulus check to his address I'm assuming his mother took it because I never got it. After he died Jan 2nd 2020 his father did his taxes and claimed my daughter so will my second stimulus check be sent there also? How do I make sure that it goes to the right place. Also... Read more »
The IRS handles the Economic Income Payments (stimulus checks). IRS will be issuing the second round of payments based on the information the IRS has on file for your 2019 tax return, the information provided by Non-Filers tool, payment information entered on the Get My Payment tool, or information...Read more »
Yes, the income you receive from the sale of your mom's house is considered to be unearned income and it must be reported to Social Security. Since SSI is a needs-based program, the more countable income you have the less your SSI check will be and when it is over the allowable limit, you...Read more »
I am going to file for SSDI. Should I apply for unemployment so that I can have income while waiting to hear if I qualify for SSDI? I think I may qualify with a grid rule. I received Workman's Comp for 2 years.
Yes, you can apply and receive unemployment benefits while you apply for SSDI benefits. It is a practical approach. Be aware, however, that there is a contradiction in getting both benefits since unemployment requires you to be ABLE to work and actively look for work, and SSDI approval requires...Read more »
Yes, you can apply and receive unemployment and still receive Social Security disability payments. For SSI, unemployment benefits are considered to be unearned income and can be included as countable income. Generally, the more countable income you have, the less your SSI benefit will be. Be aware...Read more »
Eighty year old mother has been newly diagnosed with muscular distrophy. She is currently collecting social security in retirement (worked until age 75). Is she eligible for Social Security Disability and, if so, does Social Security Disability pay for an assisted living facility or a nursing... Read more »
No, your mother would not get Social Security disability (SSDI). SSDI is replaced by Social Security retirement due to age and she is already receiving those benefits. Social Security benefits do not pay for assisted living or a nursing home. You will need to explore what Medicare and Medicaid can...Read more »
Each one should take great care to keep her Social Security number confidential. It is part of her identity and bad things can happen if you Social Security number is being used illegally. That being said, it does occasionally happen that more than one person uses the same Social Security number,...Read more »
There are several major U.S. programs of social insurance. The largest is the Federal Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance System, usually referred to as social security, which provides retirement benefits, survivors' benefits, and benefits to the permanently and totally disabled. The...Read more »
Marriage does not affect SSDI. To be able to get SSDI, you would have to have worked long enough and recently enough to be fully insured. In most cases, you must have earned at least 20 credits during the last 10 years. You earn work credits and become insured for Social Security retirement, SSDI...Read more »
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 »
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