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You Were Denied Disability, Now What?

If you’ve been denied disability benefits,it can be difficult to know the next step.MFL go over what options there are for creating new application for SSDI

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Tax Rebates For Social Security Recipients

Recipients of Social Security Disability benefits (and retirement benefits) who have an adjusted gross income of $75,000 for an individual, $112,500 for head of household and $150,000 for a married couple who are not the dependent of another taxpayer and who have a valid, work eligible Social Security number are eligible to receive a tax […]

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Social Security Trivia

  We have to admit, our line of business has turned us into geeks who love trivia related to the Social Security Administration.   For instance, the first Social Security card is thought to be issued to John David Sweeney in November of 1936.  Sadly, Mr. Sweeney died in 1974 of a heart attack at the […]

Social Security Limits In Person Contact But Remains Operational During COVID 19 Crisis

Currently all Social Security offices are only offering phone services. This includes hearing offices, remote hearing sites and field offices. All hearing offices are closed to the public including claimant representatives or attorneys. However, employees are working remotely and continue to process claims for benefits. The Office of Hearings Operations is continuing critical work which […]

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Important Updates to Child Relationship for Disability Benefits

If you are on Social Security Disability (Title II) and are thinking about claiming dependents, there were some recent updates published to these guidelines. It is important for everyone claiming children and dependents to know about these updates so they can protect their benefits. The reason why the Social Security Administration updated these rules is […]

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Why Does a Social Security Disability Claim Come Under Review?

Navigating Social Security Disability Benefits claims can be a challenge. When someone finally gets the letter that they are going to start receiving benefits, it can be tempting to relax and celebrate. At the same time, it is important to remember that continuing disability reviews (CDRs), also known as continuing benefits reviews, may happen. There […]

SSA Update: Language Barrier Affects Social Security Income

The Social Security Administration has rescinded the rule that found an inability to communicate in English to be a vocational factor that should be considered in determining a person’s entitlement to Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income benefits.  In making this change, the Social Security Administration states that an inability to communicate in English […]