Social Security Disability 2011 Thresholds Data
Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)
Substantial Gainful Activity (or SGA) is a term used by the Social Security Administration and Disability Determination Services (DDS) to refer to a person’s ability to work and earn enough income that would prevent them from qualifying for disability benefits.
In 2011, the monthly SGA amount for statutorily blind individuals is $1640. For non-blind individuals, the monthly SGA amount for 2011 is $1000.
Trial Work Period (TWP)
In 2011, the monthly amount that is considered a month of TWP service is $720.
SSI Federal Payment Standard
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