Social Security Disability FAQ

By | Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability FAQ If you’re disabled, can’t work, and previously paid into the Social Security system for five out of the past 10 years, you may have questions about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). This program, administered by Social Security Administration (SSA), supports the worker when he or she can’t earn income because of disability. Both employers and employees must contribute to the program by paying FICA taxes. These Social Security taxes are withheld from current earnings so that employees pay into the Social Security system. In theory, every person who becomes disabled is eligible to receive SSDI benefits…

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Making Sense of a Social Security Disability Case

By | Social Security Disability

Waiting on a Social Security disability determination ruling from the Social Security Administration can be a very frustrating experience that many Americans endure. Individuals who have a debilitating condition are often already incapable of working long before they file, and managing to get through the waiting period is difficult for practically everyone filing. Many people also file for Social Security benefits long before they qualify by age and often by necessity. And, many claimants need benefits as soon as possible because of personal finances. The combination of personal situations and the extreme due diligence regarding disability determination by the SSA…

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