Q: Will a federal grant for soil conservation cause me to loose my Social security disability, and Medicare.
I will receive a 1099. The grant is for $45,000.
Under federal regulations, a grant for soil conservation would typically be considered income for the purpose of a business or farming operation and may not directly impact Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits or Medicare eligibility. However, the specific facts of your situation may require careful examination, as the interplay between federal grant income and SSD benefits is complex. Consulting with an attorney well-versed in Social Security and Medicare law would be prudent to assess your particular circumstances.
James L. Arrasmith
Founder and Chief Legal Counsel of The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith
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