What type of income affects Social Security disability benefits?

(Visit the Social Security Disability Resource Center) – If you are receiving SSDI (Social Security disability), the most common type of income that could affect your disability benefits would be earnings received from employment or self-employment. If you earn too much it could suspend or even terminate your SSDI disability benefits. Additionally, it may cause a very large overpayment. Any month you earn more than the current year’s SGA limit (after your trial work period) are months you may not be eligible to receive benefits. This is why unreported work may cause an overpayment of benefits, which will be your responsibility to repay. The only other type of income that could potentially affect your SSDI benefits would be worker compensation benefits. Social Security offsets your monthly disability benefit amount if you receive monthly worker compensation benefits or you receive a settlement. If either of these occurs, you should notify Social…

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Can you work while filing for disability?

(Visit the Social Security Disability Resource Center) – Many people considering a Social Security disability application decide not to do so because they are unable to survive with no income…

Will my SSDI decrease when I move?

(Visit the Social Security Disability Resource Center) – Your SSDI will never decrease because of a move. SSDI has nothing to do with where you live or whom you live…