Workers whose income exceeds annual maximum taxable earnings no longer have to pay Social Security taxes on earnings above the maximum amount. However, those who continue to work after claiming Social Security for early ... More » Government & Politics Social Services

As of 2015, the maximum Social Security benefit that a worker can receive if he waited until the full retirement age to request payment is $2,663 per month, reports Kiplinger. Full retirement age is 66 for people born be... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning

In 2014, the total monthly earnings limit for an individual receiving Social Security benefits was $2,000, while a couple could earn up to $3,000. For individuals, up to $721 of that sum could have been from the benefit ... More » Government & Politics Social Services
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