If you are currently receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, you may be wondering whether you qualify for the stimulus checks appropriated in the $900 billion legislation recently passed by Congress. This massive Coronavirus relief bill passed in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on December 21, 2020. Though, as of the date of this post, the President has yet to officially sign the bill into law.
If your disability benefits application is denied by SSA, you do not have an infinite amount of time to seek reconsideration. In fact, you need to take action sooner rather than later. If you fail to file your request for reconsideration within this 60-day window, you will be forced to go back to square one and re-file a new application.
Military veterans suffering from a disability that has impacted their ability to work and generate income may be surprised to discover their eligibility for certain benefits, such as health care benefits offered by the Veterans Administration and disability-related compensation, will vary depending on how they were discharged.
To ensure you have the best chance possible to successfully complete this interview, here is some advice to assist you in preparing for the interview.
Below are the answers to some common questions during COVID-19 regarding Social Security disability claims.
While that is the case for many SSD recipients, there are some situations where an individual may be able to perform some work in order to earn an income as they wait for their benefits application to be processed.
While most benefit recipients will not pay taxes, there are situations where you may need to pay federal income taxes on your Social Security benefits.