What Social Security benefits are available in Texas?


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Texas has the same Social Security benefits that are given to all Americans; however, Texas is also one of the states that offers its own Social Security supplemental income payments. Each supplemental payment is dependent upon many different factors, such as whether or not benefits are received while working, according to the Social Security Administration.

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Other factors that affect standard and supplemental Social Security benefits in Texas include types of earnings such as farm work, household employment, military service, nonprofit organizations, state and local government employment, railroad earnings, federal government employment and work outside of the country, according to the Social Security Administration. To determine what a person's Social Security benefits will be within the state of Texas, it is important to speak with someone at the Social Security governmental office. The Official Social Security website also has calculators that can help predict Social Security benefits.

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