Children can get Social Security Disability benefits if they meet the eligibility requirements. Deborah, in Chula Vista, California, has a 16-year-old child with a severe disability and wants to know if her child can get … Read More
Medical experts and vocational experts are not there to help you or to hurt you. Tom, in Escondido California, wants to know why there needs to be a vocational expert and medical expert at a … Read More
If you are applying for SSDI or SSI, you will need to provide the Social Security Administration with information about your workers’ compensation benefits. It is very common for someone who is receiving Worker Compensation … Read More
Social Security is financed through a dedicated payroll tax. Employers and employees each pay 6.2 percent of wages up to the taxable maximum of $106,800 (in 2010), while the self-employed pay 12.4 percent.
If you are a U.S. citizen, you may receive your Social Security Disability payments outside the U.S. as long as you are eligible for them. However, there are a few countries where Social Security will … Read More
Non-citizens, who work in the United States, usually pay Social Security payroll taxes like everyone else and may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
To apply for disability benefits, you will need to complete an application for Social Security Benefits and the Disability Report. Below is a list of things that the Social Security Administration recommends that you bring … Read More
Unlike Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), there is no trial work period for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability beneficiaries. If you are receiving SSI, you may work and continue to receive payments until your earnings, … Read More
The Social Security Administration (SSA) prefers that you apply for Social Security Disability online instead of in person. This is mainly due to the fact that the SSA is understaffed and would have a hard … Read More