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Maggie Schott

Is SSI Considered Welfare?

SSI is considered welfare, but receiving SSI can be very difficult. With a skilled SSDI & SSI lawyer on your side, you’ll have a much better chance of receiving the benefits you deserve.

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Maggie Schott

How Does Social Security Work?

When it comes to Social Security, most of it goes to retirees, while the rest is reserved for people who need to stop working before retirement age due to a disability. If you work, you will pay Social Security taxes that contribute to this system.

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Maggie Schott

Can I Receive Social Security Backpay?

In most cases, you can receive Social Security back pay. How and when that payment occurs depends on a number of specific circumstances and how many other disability benefits programs you’ve been approved for.

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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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