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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Ssa Told Me I Didn't Pay Enough Social Security Tax To Receive A Check

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SSA told me I did not pay enough Social Security tax to receive SSDI.

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Did SSA use both your military work time and civilian work time?

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Did SSA use both your military work time and civilian work time? I'm going to ask that question in the morning. Thanks you

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This is in reply to the topic title.

YES - 100 % SC'd veterans can receive SSDI if they meet

the eligibility criteria for SSDI.

Service connected veterans are in NO WAY PENALIZED in regards

to SSDI benefits.

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It is possible that you did not pay in enough "quarters" (40) for full retirement.

If you are younger than retirement age, there was a scale of some sort, and I've forgotten it.

A key thing is to make sure that SSA actually has the correct number of quarter credited to your account.

A couple of decades ago, I found out that SSA had not credited several years of quarters to my account.

Since I still had the tax returns for the years involved, as well as the w-2s, it was no problem to get the corrections made.

Turned out that the Philly tax center had processed the returns, since I was overseas. Somehow, the information did not

get placed in wherever the IRS kept the records at the time.

SSA told me I did not pay enough Social Security tax to receive SSDI.

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