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Social Security pays retroactive and back-pay payments to applicants for SSI and disability benefits, states Nolo. Back pay is calculated between the date of application for disability and the date of approval, while ret... More »

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Social Security SSI benefits are monthly payments to adults who are disabled, blind or age 65 or older and children who are blind or disabled. To receive SSI benefits, an applicant must also have limited income and resou... More »

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Social Security benefits can be taxable depending on the amount of income that is earned in addition to the Social Security payment. Taxpayers with additional income can be taxed if their income plus 1/2 of their Social ... More »

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At age 62 or older, a spouse of an individual who is already receiving, or is eligible for, retirement or disability benefits may apply online for Social Security retirement and spouse’s benefits, states the Social Secur... More »

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To apply for Social Security retirement benefits, disability benefits or Medicare, applicants don't have to schedule an in-office appointment, as they can apply by phone or online. To apply for Social Security Supplement... More »

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Impairments that may qualify a person for disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration include ailments that affect the respiratory, digestive and cardiovascular systems; hematological disorders su... More »

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To apply for Social Security disability benefits for sleep apnea, determine if you have cor pulmonale or cognitive impairment, which are disorders that automatically qualify applicants for disability benefits, states Nol... More »

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