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My wife just past away and the SS office told me that I can draw 1,000 till my son is 16 years old. I can only make 14,000. Can I draw a rent check on a property of 15,000 and still make 14,000 and still receive the benefits???? I have a farm that I could rent out i it would not count against me.

Robert Johnson



Support Replied ~ 08-24-2009 18:46:10

Dear Robert:
Social Security only counts earned income against the $14160 per year amount.
So if it doesn't show up on a W2 or a self employment form, then it won't count.
Based on what you have told me, the rent check is ok......Carol

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