What are the FAQ of Social Security benefits?


Quick Answer

Frequently asked questions about Social Security benefits include those relating to taxes, credits, funding, garnishment and direct deposit, according to the Social Security Administration. A complete list of frequently asked questions about Social Security benefits is available for review online at FAQ.SSA.gov.

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On the frequently asked questions Web page, questions are categorized by topic, notes the SSA. The subjects are listed under the Top Help Topics heading located on the left side of the Web page. Examples of topics sections include retirement, disability, same-sex couples, Social Security payments and Supplemental Security Income. Click on a given topic to view that subject's list of most frequently asked questions.

On the right of the main Web page is a heading entitled Most Popular FAQs. Under the heading are some of the most frequently asked questions on all topics, explains the SSA. Relative to Social Security benefits, the topics include how to apply for Social Security retirement benefits and questions regarding working while receiving Social Security retirement benefits.

An additional search option is available as well, instructs the SSA. Located on the bottom right of the main Web page under the Most Popular FAQs section is a blue box entitled Search All FAQs. Click on the link, and enter either a complete question or keywords related to the question. Click the Search button located to the right of the box to locate related questions and answers.

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