Social Security Administration is a government agency which is independent from all branches of the government. I’ve been to the social security office a couple times with my mom and once with my friend. As the number of customers signing up for my Social Security and using eServices grows, and as the public’s service expectations evolve, we have an opportunity and responsibility to offer the public a broader range of services via the Internet.
The BRAVE Act, Brown said, would require Social Security to accept eligibility requirements for any veteran who meets VA guidelines. In FY 2013, customers submitted more than 2.5 million retirement and disability applications online, an 80 percent increase over FY 2009, when customers submitted 1.4 million claims online.
The maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax (taxable maximum) will increase to $127,200. On July 30, 2016, the Social Security Administration (SSA) began requiring new and current Social Security account holders to sign into their account using a one-time code text message as an extra measure of online security.
Or, if you have a disability attorney (or even if you don’t), call and ask for a list of community or state programs or resources that they recommend. Considering that many senior citizens are still wary of text messages and likely have never sent or received one, it’s not clear that these optional security measures will go over well.
As long as you meet the requirements of having a disability, you will receive Social Security Disability benefits. If an individual is unsure whether or not they are still within the appeal period they should call the Social Security Administrations toll free number to acquire assistance before completing the internet application.