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Answer Absolutely! Congratulations, you old double dipper.
If you remain unmarried you will be able to collect on your ex husband's social security. This becomes null and void if you remarry however. A case worker from the Social …Security Administration will help you with the paperwork.
Widows are eligible to begin drawing retirement benefits on their late husband's earnings record at age 60 if they have not remarried before that time. Disabled widows are eli…gible at 50. A widow may draw survivors' benefits at any age if she is raising the decedent's dependent minor children who are under age 16. The children should also qualify for separate survivor benefits. Please call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 to speak with a representative about your specific situation.
Are teachers who receive state retirement ever able to collect Social Security My State says no. Do I have to move to one of the 14 States without state pensions I need more info.?
It depends on several factors. First of all if your entire working career has been as a teacher in one of the 14 states whose teachers do not pay into social security, then th…e answer would be that you would receive no social security benefit because you never paid any money into it. Now, lets say you work as a teacher for 15 years in a state whose teachers DO pay into social security, such as Pennsylvania. You then decide to work for 15 years as a teacher in Ohio whose teachers do NOT pay into social security. Once you retire, you would indeed get social security due to the fact you worked 15 years in PA and paid into SS. HOWEVER, you would take a hit (called the Windfall Provision) because you are also collecting money from Ohio's pension.
Yes, you can receive both a teacher's pension and Social Security benefits without the two affecting each other. Although administered by individual states, SSA operates und…er federal statutes and regulations. Your state of residence is irrelevant under benefit guidelines. Only earned income is counted toward the $14,160 annual cap in place between the ages of 62 and the year you reach full retirement age (typically 66, at present). The earning cap increases to $37,680 in January of the year you turn 66, and is lifted completely the month of your birthday. Afterward, there is no earned-income limit. Pension checks, 401k payouts, annuities, capital gains, and other investments are not counted toward the income limit at any time.
Call 1-800-772-1213 or visit Social Security Online for answers. You should contact SSA for specific answer. Of course a teacher can collect social security from a spouse. H…OWEVER, if a teacher worked in a state whose teachers do NOT pay into Social Security (there are 14 of them), their spouse's social security will be reduced. Again, please consult your attorneys, tax advisor, and social security for detailed information and specifics. Ask about WEP (Windfall Provision) and GPO (Government Pension Offset).
Each person's situation is different. Too broad of a question to answer but here's a shot. Widows are eligible to begin drawing at age 60 if they have not remarried… before that time. They do not get their own and their spouse's but they may be entitled to their spouses. If they already get 500 on their own and are entitled to 600 on their spouse's then they will now get 100 from their spouse. Disabled widows are eligible at 50. Call 1-800-772-1213 or www.socialsecurity.gov. Take answers from anywhere else at your own risk!
Whether or not a woman can collect on her husbands social security depends on several factors. First, she has to be old enough or disabled. Second, she has to have been marrie…d long enough. Then, she must be widowed or divorced. Other rules may apply. As with everything involving the government, exceptions exist. You will need to see someone at the social security office. If you try to contact someone by phone, you will get a recorded message that someone will get back to you. One person has been waiting 20 years for his call to be returned. You can try the internet. You may or may not get satisfaction. If you visit a social security office, you will be able to get an appointment with a live human being.
Because, according to the Related Link below, under "What income counts...", if pensions do not count as earnings for Social Security, then the reverse is also logical. They a…pparently do not interfere with each other.
You will receive all of his social security.
Social Security can be collected by anyone who qualifies for it, whether unemployed, retired, or even if still working. Some states offset unemployment by SS's benefits, but t…he main question is whether teachers are even qualified to receive it. In Nevada, for instance, because teachers are paid by government, no Social Security taxes are deducted from their paycheck, so they are not eligible. They have, instead, a state pension plan to take its place.
Yes. Social Security is not a mean-tested program, but a form of government-administered pension (the retirement benefits, at least) that you paid into through FICA taxes duri…ng your working years. Unearned income such as pensions, annuities, 401K payouts, interest and dividends, gifts, etc., will not affect your Social Security benefits in any way. If you have not yet reached full retirement age (65 for people born before 1943; 66 for those born between 1943 and 1954) but continue working, there are some restrictions on salaries or wages, but once you reach full retirement age, there is no limit on this form of income either.
You can receive partial Social Security Benefits if you receive an Illinois Pension.
Yup, you can collect any pension money coming to you without it affecting your social security.