Working While Receiving SSI Benefits

May 12, 2020

Is it possible to work and receive SSI benefits? It is difficult to work and maintain your eligibility for Supplemental Security Income. Unlike Social Security Disability where you can work and earn up to $860 gross (before taxes are withheld) per month, SSI only allows you to earn $85 gross (before taxes) each month before [...]

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Appealing The Decision On Your SSI Claim

April 21, 2020

If you application for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits was denied you have the right to file an appeal. Social Security has an appeal process in place to handle your claim. The appeal process is comprised of a request for reconsideration, hearing, appeals council, and filing your case in Federal Court. Typically you have 60 [...]

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Are SSI Benefits Taxable?

April 7, 2020

If you receive Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI) from Social Security because of a disability or your age these benefits are not taxable by the IRS. SSI benefits are intended to help pay for your food, clothing, and shelter and are not subject to Federal income tax. Because of this Social Security does not report [...]

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