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Social Security Disability Definitions

Social Security Disability and SSI Overview

The Requirements for Disability

Social Security Disability and SSI Applications

Tips and Advice for Disability Claims

How long does Disability take?

Common Mistakes after Receiving a Disability Denial

Social Security Disability and SSI Denials

Social Security Disability and SSI Appeals

Social Security Mental Disability Benefits

Disability Benefits offered through Social Security

Benefits through SSI disability

Disability Benefits for Children

Disability Qualifications and How to Qualify

Social Security Disability and Working

Winning your Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Back Pay Benefits

Social Security Disability SSI Awards and Award Notices

Disability Lawyers and Hiring an Attorney

Social Security Disability SSI List of Conditions

What is considered a Disabling condition by Social Security?

Social Security Disability SSI and Medical Evidence

Filing for Disability Benefits

Eligibility for Disability Benefits


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How does self-employment affect Social Security Retirement benefits ?


Self-employment is a very technical issue because individuals who are self-employed or are corporate officers have more control over their monetary situation than individuals who work in an employment capacity for others. For this reason, self- employment and corporate situations require the Social Security Administration to make a special determination as to entitlement to early Social Security retirement.

However, once an individual reaches full retirement age, there is no special determination necessary to receive a Social Security benefit.

Self employed individuals and corporate officers should contact the local Social Security office to address issues pertinent to their particular situation.




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    Additional Social Security Retirement Questions


  • After I begin receiving Social Security retirement, can my monthly benefit amount ever go down ?

  • Can creditors garnish my Social Security retirement check ?

  • If I owe taxes, can the Federal government garnish my Social Security retirement check ?

  • If I owe property tax, can my city or county government garnish my Social Security retirement check ?