Q: Hi, I have to give back money to Social Security. It is money that I don't have. I feel it's not my fault.
I have reported my income each month like I'm supposed to do.
A: You have a few options here. If you do not think you were overpaid, you can request a reconsideration of the determination. If instead, which it sounds like here, you believe you may have been overpaid, but it is not your fault, you can ask for a waiver of the overpayment and complete SSA Form 632, Request for Waiver of Overpayment Recovery. You also have the option of asking both for a reconsideration and waiver. The important thing is that you take timely action on this matter. If you worked with an attorney on your previously approved claim, I recommend reaching out to the same.
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