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It is possible to qualify for both SSI and SSDI, but there are very specific rules to follow when considering eligibility for both programs. There are even more rules and regulations to consider when applying for traditional Social Security or ongoing benefit receipt in SSI and/or SSDI.
Social Security has additional provisions set aside for military members both active and retired. At Schott Law, we’re proud to help our Eastern Washington and Idaho servicemen and women with their benefits needs before, during and after their service.
There are many things to consider when interviewing potential Social Security attorneys. You’ll want to find out about total caseload and of course, total costs, before entering into any agreement.
Permanently eliminating the payroll tax is one way the White House is considering easing the burden on Americans. However, that tax pays for almost 90% of benefits within Social Security and would cause a significant change in how that service is funded.
Student loan standing plays a critical role in getting access to the full amount of Social Security benefits you’re entitled to. It’s important to understand how making current and timely payments can make all the difference as you approach retirement.
The SSI process is noted for being difficult and stringent, especially when it comes to qualifying children with disabilities. It’s important to note the entire process and income thresholds when starting the application process.
Unless Congress takes swift action, Social Security is at risk of not supplying enough income for those who need it most. The current wage measure has been significantly reduced due to the major economic downturn of 2020 and needs to be adjusted to accurately reflect what retiring workers deserve.