Retirement Community
        Find answers to Social Security Questions social security questions and answers

Social Security Resources


Social Security Home
Ask a SS Question
When to start
Full retirement age
Retirement Age & Stop Work Age
Benefits by year of birth
Benefits While Working
Social Security Forms

Latest Added FAQs
• Hello Carol,
Was married to ex spouse for 16 years and that was 23 years ago. I am now almost 66 years old and have applied for ex spouse half payment for social security

Q: Hello Carol, Was married to ex spouse for 16 years and that was 23 years ago. I am now almost 6...
   Last Update : 10-08-2012


• I turned 62 in February of 2012, and am retiring August 15, 2012. I am a sole propietor of an LLC
Q: I turned 62 in February of 2012, and am retiring August 15, 2012.� I am a sole propietor of an LLC...
   Last Update : 07-11-2012


• I will be 64 in a month and am working and intend to work until 70 or so. My wife is 68 and is retired - has been taking Soc
Q: I will be 64 in a month and am working and intend to work until 70 or so. My wife is 68 and is retir...
   Last Update : 07-06-2012


• Hi Carol,
I think I understand the social security admin regulations from your other
answers but wanted to go over the spec

Q: Hi Carol, I think I understand the social security admin regulations from your other answers but w...
   Last Update : 07-05-2012


• I turn 62 in a few months.. I have been self employed builder for 30 years and my pay in has been low..I have not worked in
Q: I turn 62 in a few months.. I have been self employed builder for 30 years and my pay in has been l...
   Last Update : 07-03-2012





DISCLAIMER - THIS WEBSITE IS NOT ENDORSED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH THE U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION , OR ANY GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY.
 

Social Security Answers expertSocial security question 30 day money back Carol Thomas has recently retired from the Social Security Administration after 28 years service and is ready to answer your questions.
Read Carols comments in this BankRate.com Social Security article

We will never post anyone's name, or other identifiable information.


Categories:

SSA Basics | SSA Disability | SSA Spouse Benefits | Social Security Widow Benefits |  General Questions

Home > Social Security > Social Security Questions From Visitors

Search Knowledgebase
 

Jump to Category
 

FAQ(s) found under  Social Security Questions From Visitors Showing 1 Of 1501 Next

Date Add : 09-18-2010 

 Printer Version 

  Tell A Friend 

  Email Link To Me

Social Security Question:

Max you can earn $1180 per month

Social Security Answer:

I started my social security June 2009.

I withheld receiving a check until sept 2009 my question is

If my earnings from June to Dec 31 2009 totals $ 8000

Which averages $ 1142 per month even thor couple months were over 1180 do I get the two months that were held over next year??


Support Replied ~ 09-09-2009 17:18:02

Dear Richard:
Many people get confused by the first year monthly test. Your earnings go by the year, the whole year $1 for $2 OR by the month. If you go over even $1 on the monthly test, you lose the check for that month. Remember it is when you earn the money, not when you're paid. Take a calendar and post your earnings every day as if you were paid every day. Since there are only 1 or 2 days difference in every month, the amounts should be pretty close. Try to stay under the monthly amount unless your yearly amount is less than $14160, then the monthly amount wouldn't count.......You are the one that has to report at the beginning of 2010 how much you made for the year and how many months you went over the limit. SS won't check your word unless they suspect something is fishy.....If you do not understand what I am saying in this message....Please write back......Carol


Support Replied ~ 09-18-2010 12:52:31


Related Social Security questions
• I am alone after only 7 years marriage. My first marriage lasted 17 years . I was wondering if I can get my first husbands
• Good morning,
I am helping a friend of mine, she is 62 years old, her husband has been deceased I believe 10 years or so
• Hi Carol,

My Dad is retired in the Philippines. He worked in Guam from 1974-1978. He went to the US in 1989 and worked h
• My ex-husband of 28 years, only worked about 12 years . on one job that witheld Social Security from his paycheck. He Work


Have your Social Security questions answered
Social Security Questions answeredIf your Social Security questions have not been answered, or if you would like to send Carol an inquiry, please click here



Your Rating :

Rating :



DISCLAIMER - You should consult with your local Social Security Office before acting upon any information received as a response to your question on "Social Security Advisor".

"Social Security Advisor" is intended to provide accurate and authoritative information with regard to the subject matter covered. It is offered with the understanding that neither the publisher nor the author is engaged in rendering legal, accounting, investment or other professional advice or services.

Information obtained from RetirementCommunity.com, including e-mail responses from "Social Security Advisor" should be considered as general educational information. You must never rely upon the advice given here. Your individual situation may not fit the generalizations discussed. Only your local Social Security office can evaluate your individual situation and give you advice.


Social Security Questions and answers
In the news: Read Carols comments in this BankRate.com Social Security article


Thank you so much. The amount of infomation you provided on our call went a long way in helping to resolve the issues I had with the social security rep I was working with.
Tom F. 09-19-2014


Thank you so much. You provide a fantastic service and I really appreciate all your help. The next time I have a question regarding Social Security I will go to you first and save myself a lot of time.
Carol J. 09-07-2014


Thanks for the straight forward answers. It would have save a lot of time if I knew about this site months ago.
Emily D. 08-27-2014

Great talking with you and thanks for the help. Things now seem to be going in the right direction.
Chris H. 12/17/11

Hello, thank you so much for responding to my inquiry, I really did not expect to get an answer from you so quickly. Brought the information you sent to my social security office an the issue, i have been dealing with for months, was resolved in an hour.
Veda M. 11/05/11

Thank you so much for the reply.
Tom C. 9/17/11

Thank you so much for returning my email so quickly.
Laverne J. 8/15/11

Read More


 




...........................



 Active Adult Communities | Assisted Living | Adult Day Services | Alzheimer's Care
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) | Home Care and Hospice Care | Independent Living

Senior Centers  | Retirement Jobs | Senior Care Jobs

Become a Featured Community  |  Submit Listing | Advertiser Login | Contact Us

Sunrise New Jersey

 

Alabama |  Alaska | . Arizona | . Arkansas |  California |  Colorado |  Connecticut |  Delaware |  Florida |  Georgia |  Hawaii |  Idaho |  Illinois |  Indiana |  Iowa |  Kansas |  Kentucky |  Louisiana |  Maine |  Maryland |  Massachusetts |  Michigan |  Minnesota |  Mississippi |  Missouri |  Montana |  Nebraska |  Nevada |  New Hampshire |  New Jersey |  New Mexico |  New York |  North Carolina |  North Dakota |  Ohio |  Oklahoma |  Oregon |  Pennsylvania |  Rhode Island |  South Carolina |  South Dakota |  Tennessee |  Texas |  Utah |  Vermont |  Virginia |  Washington |  Washington DC |  West Virginia |  Wisconsin |  Wyoming | 

© 2001-2014 Retirement Community All Rights Reserved.

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners.

Privacy Policy | Site Map