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How are social security retirement benefits paid for?
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Maximum Social Security Benefit 2007Social Security incomeSocial Security is based on a sliding scale depending on your income, how long you work and at what age you retire. S…ocial Security benefits can automatically increase each year based on increases in the Consumer Price Index. Including a spouse increases your Social Security benefits by 1.5 times your individual estimated benefit. Please note that this calculator assumes that you have only one working spouse. Benefits could be different if your spouse worked and earned a benefit higher than one half of your benefit. If you are a married couple, and both spouses work, you may need to run the calculation twice - once for each spouse and their respective income. This calculator provides only an estimate of your benefits. The calculations use the 2007 FICA income limit of $97,500 with an annual maximum Social Security benefit of $25,392 per year for a single person and 1.5 times this amount for a married couple. To receive the maximum benefit would require earning the maximum FICA salary for nearly your entire career. You would also need to begin receiving benefits at your full retirement age of 66 or 67 (depending on your birthdate). Your actual benefit may be lower or higher depending on your work history and the complete compensation rules used by Social Security.
You have to be someone that is at least 62.
You can be paid if she chooses to pay you with what money she has. Occasionally, a local city will have money to help pay you, but many are changing away from that due t…o budgetary issues.
If you receive pers retirement and apply for social security at age 66 will your social security benefits be penalized?
Yes you can choose to receive your monthly social security check in the mail if that is really what you want to do.
If you are retired and Social Security benefits are your only source of income, you will need to file, but generally will not be taxed. If you received income from sources oth…er than Social Security, your benefits will not be taxed unless your modified adjusted gross income is more than the base amount for your filing status. For a single taxpayer the base amount (cap) is $25,000.If your total AGI is $25-34,000, you will pay tax on 50% of your Social Security benefitsIf your total AGI is above $34,000, you will pay tax on 85% of your benefits For married couples filing jointly, the base amount is $32,000If your total AGI is $32-$44,000, you will pay tax on 50% of your Social Security benefitsIf your total AGI is above $44,000, you will pay tax on 85% of your benefits
Yes, you can collect from them both at the same time, as long as you qualified for each of them.
An otherwise eligible convicted felon may receive Social Security disability or retirement benefits when he or she is not incarcerated for more than 30 days and has no outstan…ding warrants. Social Security will not pay cash benefits to anyone living in a prison, jail, nursing home or other tax-supported facility; however, if the person is eligible for retirement benefits under SSA guidelines, he or she may receive them after release. Payees are not entitled to back benefits for the time spent incarcerated. Yes, yes they can.
I was getting partial retirement benefit since 2010, but I did not get paid in 2011 from Sept 2011 to December 2011, they paid me 769. in the month of Jan 2012 after that they… I am getting any payment since Feb 2012 till Dec. 2012, I am suppose to get 935. per month, they said I owed 10,560. if you calculate 935. time 11 month total will be 10,285. it means I paid 10,285. if you add one more month the total will be 11,220.00 they should start to pay me Feb 2013 935. per month, but they said I owed more money, and they will start payment from July 2013 I am not agree with this unfair business,please help me to resolve this problem ASAP.
There are at least two important factors involved in increasing your Social Security benefits. The first is, earn as much money as you possibly can because the benefits you re…ceive at retirement are tied directly to how much you paid into the system during your working years. The second is, vote. Be aware that some politicians want to dismantle Social Security and reduce benefits because of the cost. Don't cast a vote for anyone who wants to eliminate important financial safety nets, and don't sit home on election day thinking your one vote doesn't count, because it does. It's also a good idea to learn as much as you can about saving and investing some of your take-home pay so that you're not entirely dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire.
If you're talking about retirement benefits, you should receive your first check or deposit in the month following your first month of eligibility; benefits are always paid in… arrears. If you're talking about disability benefits, there is a five month waiting period, so you should receive your first check or deposit in the sixth month after the date disability was approved. Benefits are paid according to the birth date of the person whose earning record is being used to issue payment: 1st - 10th.....................second Wednesday of month 11th - 20th...................third Wednesday of month 21st - 31st....................fourth Wednesday of month SSDI + SSI...................third day of month Approved prior to 1997...third day of month SSI only........................first day of month If the regularly scheduled payment falls on a holiday, the benefit will be issued one business day prior to the usual date.
Yes: If the ex-husband is currently collecting and they have been married for at least 10 years prior to the divorce. Also, if the husband has not yet filed a claim, the ex-wi…fe may collect if they were married for at least 10 years prior to the divorce and has been finally divorced for 2 years.
No. You cannot receive unemployment benefits and retire also. To receive them you must be actively seeking full time employment
You can start getting your benefits as early as age 62. That may not be a good idea, however, as they are adjusted for age. So you will get less money than if you can hold out… later.
You should expect to receive 70% of your income from social security, while the other 30% will be coming from a 401(k), IRA or another similar investment.
You can receive social security benfits at the age of 65 or if you were born after 1959, 67. This is said to possibly increase with the increasing number of older individuals …in our country and the dwindling number of younger individuals putting money into social security.