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city offered a 457b deferred compensation..Will my Social Security benefits be subject to any reduction

Q) I just turned 62. I have 23 years employment paying into SS. I have 16 years working for a city police department that did not pay into social security. Instead the city offered a 457b deferred compensation program in which they contributed 4% of my base salary but no additional money for any overtime I earned. Will my SS benefits be subject to any reduction in benefits such as the windfall elimination provision?

A) Deferred compensation shouldn’t affect Social Security benefits. Generally, the Social Security Administration isn’t worried about payments that aren’t for work in the current period. Because deferred compensation typically is subject to Social Security tax withholding, choosing to defer pay shouldn’t reduce the benefits that eventually will be available when a person goes to collect benefits, either. Source: https://finance.zacks.com/deferred-compensation-affects-social-security-benefits-11598.html

What paperwork do I need to send to the Social Security office with my W-4V form?

Q) What paperwork do I need to send to the Social Security office with my W-4V form? A) According to the IRS: you may use the W-4V form to ask the payer to withhold federal income tax. Unemployment compensation (including Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) payments), Social security benefits, Social security equivalent Tier 1 railroad retirement benefits,… Continue Reading

Is it possible to get a document for DDS to receive a new birth certificate ? License is expired and only needs to be renewed.

Q) Is it possible to get a document for DDS to receive a new birth certificate ? License is expired and only needs to be renewed. A) To replace your birth certificate. Find the vital records office in the state where you were born. Check to find out if you can obtain a certified copy of your… Continue Reading

I am requesting an immediate change of address because I’m the Payee Representative

Q) I am requesting an immediate change of address because I’m the Payee Representative of Ms. Gail Tyler 216-*****95 for her disability benefits as soon as possible. Please send the paperwork to: 2**9 Commerce Drive Apt #2**, Monroe, North Carolina 2***0-2783. She moved on June 5, 2015 and has been in Monroe NC over 6 months… Continue Reading

I need a BPQY benefits Planning Query also called 2459

Q) I need a BPQY benefits Planning Query also called 2459 A) According to the Social Security Administration Website – A BPQY provides information about a beneficiary’s disability cash benefits, health insurance, scheduled continuing disability reviews, representative payee, and work history, as stored in SSA’s electronic records. The BPQY is an important planning tool for a beneficiary,… Continue Reading

27 Responses to Click to Tell Us Your Experience At Your Local Social Security Office

  1. According the the Social Security Administration: If you get Social Security benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability), you can update your contact information in a safe, quick, and convenient way by following these five steps:

    Log in to my Social Security.
    Select the My Profile link on the right side of the screen.
    Select the Update Contact Information button and enter your address information.
    Select when would you like to schedule the update, then select Next.
    Review and verify your information, select Submit .
    Source: https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/change-of-address.html

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city offered a 457b deferred compensation..Will my Social Security benefits be subject to any reduction

Q) I just turned 62. I have 23 years employment paying into SS. I have 16 years working for a city police department that did not pay into social security. Instead the city offered a 457b deferred compensation program in which they contributed 4% of my base salary but no additional money for any overtime… Continue Reading

As my mother’s executor, need to change social security address to mine?

Q) As my mother’s executor, I need to receive her SS income statement at my address in order to file her taxes. How do I change her prior address to mine? A) According the the Social Security Administration: If you get Social Security benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability), you can update your contact information in… Continue Reading

How can I get a award notice from Social Security Administration

Q) How can I get a four page award of notice from Social Security Administration A) The benefit verification letter shows your monthly benefit amount. You can get your benefit verification letter online, or request it by telephone. It is often used to: Apply for a loan;Give to a landlord;Obtain housing assistance, or other state or local… Continue Reading

 I need the name on my child’s SS card to be changed. What documentation would I need to bring with me?

Q) I need the name on my child’s SS card to be changed. What documentation would I need to bring with me? we have a NH legal name change letter already. Anything else? A) According to the Social Security Website: To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change… Continue Reading

Need a Benefits letter

Q) Need a Benefits letter A) According to Social Security Administration You can use a my Social Security online account to: Get your benefit verification letter or (BUDGET LETTER); Check your benefit and payment information and your earnings record; Change your address and phone number; and Start or change direct deposit of your benefit payment. If you… Continue Reading

I’m disabled I receive SSA benefits if my children’s dad is also disabled is my child eligible to receive benefits

Q) I’m disabled I receive SSA benefits if my children’s dad is also disabled is my child eligible to receive benefits A) With both you and your child’s dad being disabled it can be very difficult emotionally financially. The Social Security Administration does provides financial disability benefits in cases when a disability disrupts the ability of an… Continue Reading

What paperwork do I need to send to the Social Security office with my W-4V form?

Q) What paperwork do I need to send to the Social Security office with my W-4V form? A) According to the IRS: you may use the W-4V form to ask the payer to withhold federal income tax. Unemployment compensation (including Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA) payments), Social security benefits, Social security equivalent Tier 1 railroad retirement benefits,… Continue Reading

My husband and I gained legal guardianship of our grand kids. Father died, mother incarcerated. How do we get their benefits?

Q) My husband and I have gained legal guardianship of our 3 grand kids. Our son died October 24th, 2016 and his children are receiving death benefits through their mother. Their mother is now incarcerated in AZ and says the money will continue to load onto her debit card each month and she will use it… Continue Reading

 I filled out a W-4V form and would like to know if I can mail it to any social security office.

Q) I filled out a W-4V form and would like to know if I can mail it to any social security office. A) According to IRS website (states on form W-4V) For withholding on social security benefits, give or send the completed Form W-4V to your local Social Security Administration office. Source: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4v.pdf Continue Reading

I’ll be 66 on 1/27/19; when do I apply to get my benefits? Is Social Security Benefits taxed?

Q) I’ll be 66 on 1/27/19; when do I apply to get my benefits? Also. if there is no other income involved , is Social Security Benefits taxed? A) According to the Social Security Administration: You must be at least 61 years and 9 months old to apply for retirement benefits. You must be at least 61 years… Continue Reading

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