Talk to your Benefits Specialist about a work incentive called Student Earned Income Exclusion.
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Not necessarily. Each person’s situation is different. A VR Benefits Specialist can examine your specific situation with you to help you make the most informed choice.
It depends on your specific benefits and individual work goals. A VR Benefits Specialist can help you make the most informed choices.
Only half of any amount over $65 will count against your SSI benefit.
Example: If you make $865 in August, Social Security will subtract $65, which leaves $800. Social Security then divides $800 by 2, which is $400. As a result, Social Security will subtract $400 from your SSI benefit on the 1st of October. Working wages + new SSI check = higher income.
Out of pocket expenses may include medications (prescription or over the counter) and/or co-pays for medical appointments. Ask your local Benefits Specialist about Impairment Related Work Expenses. (bold) Are you thinking about getting married? Your local Benefits Specialist can help you understand how marriage may affect the cash amount you are currently receiving.
You must let Social Security know immediately. As a result, your benefit may resume two months after you inform Social Security of the change.
You must report all work earnings by the 10th of the following month. A Benefits Specialist at your local Vocational Rehabilitation office can assist you with this if you are a current or former consumer (your case must have been successfully closed with VR).
Example: All earnings from January must be reported by February 10th.