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How Much Can You Work When Receiving SSDI or SSI Disability Benefits?

Posted by Scott Flexer

There are several requirements that the SSA has put in place for working while receiving disability benefits. SSDI and SSI disability benefits are normally granted on the basis that your disability is severe enough that it prevents you from participating in any substantial gainful activity—such as working.

The general rule is that if you are receiving more than $1,170/month in 2017 from working (or $1,920 if you’re blind), then the SSA will deny or discontinue your disability benefits.

However, there are certain circumstances under which you can continue to receive benefits while working. In fact, the SSA tries to encourage people to see if they are able to go back to work by offering certain incentives based on their benefits. This article will highlight the guidelines that the SSA requires when working with disability benefits.

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Topics: work credits, SSDI, SSI, Work Incentive Programs

The Red Book- Work Incentives for Social Security Disability Insurance

Posted by David Budlin

Receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits from the Social Security Administration is based on a few things. Some of their basic requirements include whether your disabling medical condition is listed in the SSA Blue Book and the severity of how your condition interferes with your ability to perform your typical work tasks.

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Topics: SSDI, Ticket To Work Program, Work Incentive Programs

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