Are Social Security Disability Benefits Taxable?

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With tax season upon us, we are getting a lot of questions regarding whether or not Social Security benefits (SSD) are taxable. For those who are awarded disability benefits, it is important that they understand what may be required of them when it comes time to file taxes. Unfortunately, there is no clear cut answer. … Read moreAre Social Security Disability Benefits Taxable?

What You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability

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Before you hit ‘submit’ or send in your Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income Payments (SSI) application, it is important that you understand the various requirements of each program. SSDI applications can be quite complicated, especially if this is your first time filling out an application of this nature. Many people … Read moreWhat You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability

Temporary vs. Permanent Disability: What’s the Difference?

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Disability benefits are extremely important, but they can also be complicated and confusing to secure. Depending on your particular circumstance, disability benefits may be offered through four different sources: workers’ compensation, Social Security, the state government, or a private insurer. If you or a loved one has been injured on the job or is suffering … Read moreTemporary vs. Permanent Disability: What’s the Difference?

What is the Difference Between SSI and SSD?

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According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), there are two types of disability benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Both programs are designed to provide supplemental income to individuals who are unable to work due to a medical disability or long-term injury. However, they are very different and … Read moreWhat is the Difference Between SSI and SSD?