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Maggie Schott

What Military Service Members Need to Know About Social Security

Military service members abide by many of the same rules as civilians when it comes to Social Security bar a few key differences. Certain military members may be entitled to extra earnings credits on their record while others may not. It’s important to consult a qualified Social Security claims attorney to ensure you’re getting all that’s owed to you.

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Maggie Schott

How to Lower Your Social Security Taxes

Lowering your Social Security taxes can be as simple as putting money into a tax-deferred account where income doesn’t have to be drawn right away. There are options where that becomes more complicated depending on where you’re at on the Social Security income threshold.

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Maggie Schott

An Overview Of Social Security Taxes

Social Security benefits are taxed in specific situations. The income thresholds are fairly uniform, except in the case of Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is non-taxable since it is a need-based program. 

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Maggie Schott

Things to Know About SSI Benefits for 2021

The main thing to note for 2021 Social Security benefits changes is the 1.3% COLA adjustment to reflect the increase in the cost of living nationally. Retired workers can expect to receive $20 more per month while disabled workers can expect a $16 per month increase.

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