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No. All SS, SSD and SSI are exempt from creditor action.

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Can your Social Security payments be garnished to pay credit card debt?

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Can Social Security VA disability compensation be garnished for credit card debt?

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Can senior citizen's Social Security and pension benefits be garnished for non payment of credit card debt?

No. If a creditor other than the federal government tries to garnish your Social Security benefits, inform them that such an action violates Section 207 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 407).


Can a Social Security disability or a retirement pension check be garnished in MI for credit card debt?

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Can pension funds other than Social Security be garnished for credit card debt in the state of Florida?

If it's counted on your taxes it can be garnished.


Can Social Security disability be garnished for credit card debt?

No. All Social Security (SS, SSD, SSI) are protected by federal law from attachment for creditor debt.


Can credit card co garnish non social security disability payments?

can my non gov't ss disability payments be garnished?


Can credit card companies garnish part of your social security check?

No. Only courts (judges) can garnish wages or social security benefits.


What people are covered by Medicare?

Persons over 65 who have 40 quarters of credit for Social Security contributions, or receiving disability Social Security benefits.


can a credit card company garnish your retirement from a previous workplace or your social security?

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Can people on social security get help with credit debts?

The answer is 'No". Social Security benefits are to help those on retirement with help for everyday living costs, like food and/or rent. They do not help with credit debts.


Can IRS or private creditors garnish Social Security Disability payments?

Social Security does not allow garnishment of disability benefits by creditors. Any credit card company, business, or individual who has won a judgment against you will never garnish your Social Security disability check.Social Security will allow garnishment of your Social Security disability benefits for current and past due child support or alimony. And the Internal Revenue Service is allowed to garnish Social Security disability and retirement benefits for delinquent taxes.Also, in addition to the IRS, other federal agencies may be allowed to garnish Social Security disability benefits.For instance, if an individual owes student loans that were federally guaranteed their Social Security disability benefit can be garnished.In theory, any money owed to the federal government can conceivably be garnished from Social Security retirement or disability checks.If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits, however, no creditor can garnish your benefit, not even the Federal Government. Since SSI is a need based disability benefit, it cannot be garnished.

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