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Social Security Questions & Answers

Q: I'm 37 years .disable .I receive SSA benefits but it is not enough for me and family. how much I can make a if I work

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Social Security for California on
Answered on Feb 13, 2017

All the earnings questions are answered nicely by the Social Security Administration at https://www.ssa.gov/oact/cola/rtea.html .
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Q: Can the IRS levy your SSI? I only recieve 735.00 a month & they took my whole 100.00 savings leaving my acct with zero.

2 Answers | Asked in Tax Law and Social Security for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 11, 2017

Contact a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic in your area. You can run a search by going to the Taxpayer Advocate Service website.

If your situation is accurate, the clinic should be able to help you.
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Q: I received a notice from the Social Security Administration saying that my disability and Medicare will be ending.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on
Answered on Feb 7, 2017

It depends on why they have terminated your benefits. Is it due to an overpayment or your ability to work has changed?
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Q: Disabled tenant is withholding rent and retaliating my eviction notice because I ignored her requests for accommodation

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Social Security for California on
Answered on Feb 5, 2017

You may be in violation of federal fair housing laws re: accommodations for disabled tenants.

See: https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/FHLaws/yourrights

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Q: I'm 16 and my guardian is my payee for social security but she has been stealing the money. What do i have to do to sue

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Social Security for Illinois on
Answered on Feb 2, 2017

You need to file a petition in court, have a guardian ad litem appointed for you or have another adult to sue on your behalf.
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Q: My dad passed away when I was 14. I turned 18 I never recieved any check from his death benefits or social security

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Probate for New York on
Answered on Jan 30, 2017

You can contact the administrator of his will or the party with access/ control of his funds. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make...
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Q: My new LG washer ruined clothes and towels. Can I sue?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Civil Litigation and Social Security for Texas on
Answered on Jan 27, 2017

Contact the insurance commissioner and see if they think coverage should pay for replacement value or market value.
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Q: Fraud offense. A child continues to receive the Social Security benefit after the death of a parent. what to do?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Criminal Law for Georgia on
Answered on Jan 22, 2017

This question is not specific enough to answer. In some instances, a child IS ENTITLED to receive a social security check from the Government after a parent's death. If your question is claiming that the child is falsely depositing the check OF THE DEAD parent into his or her account, and siphoning off the cash, this is fraud, and carries felony punishment. If this is what was done, any notification sent to the Government, of the death of the social security recipient will be follow up by...
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Q: I had an accident in a commercial vehicle. It was my fault, but I wasn't charged legally. I'm now terrified to drive.

2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation, Social Security and Car Accidents for New York on
Answered on Jan 19, 2017

If the accident was your fault, on what basis could you possibly sue the other party? The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: I'm unhappy with my monthly social security payout. Is it possibly to appeal it to try to get a higher sum?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for California on
Answered on Jan 18, 2017

See: https://www.ssa.gov/disabilityssi/appeal.html

The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: Are social security payments exempt from creditors if I owe money?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Massachusetts on
Answered on Jan 18, 2017

Have you declared bankruptcy? Is there an asset attachment order? How would creditors be accessing your funds? Or are they just asking you for money? Typically social security funds are not ordered to be paid to creditors in court bankruptcy proceedings. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: Can someone become a payee without the original payees permission on social securitg

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Arizona on
Answered on Dec 21, 2016

The assignment of a payee is within the discretion of the SSA and there probably has to be a good reason to change. The original payee likely will be asked to respond to any concerns or complaints, but the ultimate decision is up to the agency
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Q: Why did my company have me pay more than the maximum of $7,347 in Social Security Taxes for the year 2016?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Social Security and Tax Law for New York on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

Ask them. It may be an oversight. I
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Q: What exactly are social security retirement benefits? Do I have to be a certain age to apply for them?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for New Hampshire on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

Yes. Minimum 62. You may want to wait later. https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/applying1.html

Your social security office can give you lots of other information--for that matter your Congressperson or US Senators' offices would also have lots of information, as does AARP.
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Q: Volunteer to tax otherwise exempt income for social security, and how to account for it in an LLC.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security, Tax Law and Business Law on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

You want a CPA to advise you. 6 k per year will get you a very low social security payout.
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Q: I'm a Texas resident but spend a few months a year abroad at a second residence.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

May not make sense--possibility of mail forwarding other problems suggest not great idea. But you can if you want.,
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Q: Already on disability for back but have new diagnosis of Addisons Disease.will this affect my case?payments?get980 now

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

I assume you mean social security. You need to make sure they get the updated records. However, to answer the question your benefits are the same once you are disabled no matter what is disabling you. Once you are on, if you get hit by a truck they remain the same.
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Q: Can my husband volunteer (with no compensation) for my company after he retires?

2 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

He can work there and get social security. Just means that he gets a certain amount deducted in relation to his income.

Second, he may want to wait until he is 66 or so. At 62 he only gets 75 per cent of his benefits. If he hasn't maxed his contribution he may want to put in a few more years. Business can't handle his salary to max (Approx 122 per yer)?

Then he gets his check he can loan it back to the firm. Talk to your accountant about how to do this. Yes, you need an...
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Q: Letter from Social Security on Overpayment

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

Withour reading can't tell you.
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Q: I'm still waiting on s desicion from disability but I was suppose to see their doc and now I don't have to

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for New Jersey on
Answered on Nov 29, 2016

Who says you don't have to? I can't say if you will "get it" but if they want you examined and you don't follow up you wont get it.
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