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If mail in documents required to get a copy of SS card. Will this be returned?

Q) If mail in documents required to get a copy of SS card, example original birth certificate, will this be returned? A) For any post mail requests, the Social Security Administration requires that you send in original documents or copies certified by the agency that issued the document. Photocopies, even if notarized, are not accepted.… Continue Reading

if my wife’s social security benefits is greater then mine would i receive hers?

Q) if my wife’s social security benefits is greater then mine would i receive hers? A) Under Social Security’s “deemed filing” rule, most married people are required to file simultaneously for retirement and spousal benefits — when you claim one, you are deemed to be claiming the other. Social Security will pay you the bigger… Continue Reading

I made a account to get my award letter but it’s not working.

Q) I made a account to get my award letter but it’s not working. A) The benefit verification letter, sometimes called a “benefits letter,” or a “Social Security award letter,” serves as proof of your retirement, disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Medicare benefits. It also serves as proof that you have applied for benefits… Continue Reading

If mail in documents required to get a copy of SS card. Will this be returned?

Q) If mail in documents required to get a copy of SS card, example original birth certificate, will this be returned? A) For any post mail requests, the Social Security Administration requires that you send in original documents or copies certified by the agency that issued the document. Photocopies, even if notarized, are not accepted.… Continue Reading

if my wife’s social security benefits is greater then mine would i receive hers?

Q) if my wife’s social security benefits is greater then mine would i receive hers? A) Under Social Security’s “deemed filing” rule, most married people are required to file simultaneously for retirement and spousal benefits — when you claim one, you are deemed to be claiming the other. Social Security will pay you the bigger… Continue Reading

I made a account to get my award letter but it’s not working.

Q) I made a account to get my award letter but it’s not working. A) The benefit verification letter, sometimes called a “benefits letter,” or a “Social Security award letter,” serves as proof of your retirement, disability, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Medicare benefits. It also serves as proof that you have applied for benefits… Continue Reading

HI- can I get- a bpqy letter ?

Q) HI- can I get- a bpqy letter ? Thank you A) A Benefits Planning Query (BPQY) provides information about a beneficiary’s disability cash benefits, health insurance, scheduled continuing disability reviews, representative payee, and work history as stored in Social Security Administration’s electronic records. Below are steps you can take to get a copy of… Continue Reading

city offered a 457b deferred compensation..Will my Social Security benefits be subject to any reduction

Q) I just turned 62. I have 23 years employment paying into SS. I have 16 years working for a city police department that did not pay into social security. Instead the city offered a 457b deferred compensation program in which they contributed 4% of my base salary but no additional money for any overtime… Continue Reading

As my mother’s executor, need to change social security address to mine?

Q) As my mother’s executor, I need to receive her SS income statement at my address in order to file her taxes. How do I change her prior address to mine? A) According the the Social Security Administration: If you get Social Security benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability), you can update your contact information in… Continue Reading

How can I get a award notice from Social Security Administration

Q) How can I get a four page award of notice from Social Security Administration A) The benefit verification letter shows your monthly benefit amount. You can get your benefit verification letter online, or request it by telephone. It is often used to: Apply for a loan;Give to a landlord;Obtain housing assistance, or other state or local… Continue Reading

 I need the name on my child’s SS card to be changed. What documentation would I need to bring with me?

Q) I need the name on my child’s SS card to be changed. What documentation would I need to bring with me? we have a NH legal name change letter already. Anything else? A) According to the Social Security Website: To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change… Continue Reading

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