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 »

Up to 85 percent of a Social Security benefit may be subject to taxation according to the official Social Security website. The amount of a Social Security benefit that is subject to taxation is based upon individual fin... More »

Social Security Benefits should begin at either full retirement age or between the ages of 62 and 70, according to the Social Security Administration. If started early, benefits are reduced based on the number of months ... More »

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