Social Security

In the United States, Social Security is primarily the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program.The original Social Security Act (1935) and the current version of the Act, as amended, encompass several social welfare and social insurance programs. Social Security is funded through payroll taxes called Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax (FICA) and/or Self Employed Contributions Act Tax (SECA).
Posts about Social Security
  • Elderly Person Abuse: Texas Laws and Consequences

    … they don’t take their medicine and she keeps their rooms freezing cold if they do not give her money and prescription medication. Amanda is guilty of elderly abuse and may be arrested, prosecuted and convicted. Mark takes care of his elderly grandmother. As part of his caretaking routine, he cashes her Social Security checks for her each month…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 25 readers -
  • What is BU08028 and What Does it Mean to Chronic Pain Sufferers?

    … by Karl Voigt In short, BU08028 is a new research drug that provides the pain relief of opiates, without their addictive effects. Trials of the drug have been conducted on rhesus monkeys with success that — it is hoped — will translate to humans. The trials, conducted at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, demonstrated a novel approach…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 12 readers -
  • Preparing for a Bankruptcy Case

    … the basics you need to get started. Driver’s License and Social Security Card First, you’ll need your Driver’s License and Social Security Card. The Court will require you to present a government issued photo ID. If your License has been suspended or you don’t have one, then you’ll need to get a Non-Driver ID card. Your local State Trooper’s…

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 28 readers -
  • Beware of Reverse Mortgages

    … before you are approved. Borrowers will now be required to pass a financial test before they can take out a reverse mortgage. The borrowers have to demonstrate their ability to pay the property taxes, maintain the property and maintain the insurance premiums. The new test also requires that lenders consider the borrower’s income and credit history…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Can the Military Off-Set Your Tax Refund While You Are In Bankruptcy?

    … and no interested party objected to the exemption, then the tax refund is not subject to offset. If you owe a governmental or quasi-governmental entity such as bank child support, the IRS, the state for over-payment of foods stamps or unemployment, over-payment of Social Security benefits, the military for exchange services, credit or over-payment…

    Cynthia Lawson/ Bond and Botes- 32 readers -
  • Join Us, 04/08/2016, for Live Immigration Law Video Seminar!!

    … On behalf of Prince Law Offices, P.C., I am pleased to announce that the firm’s attorneys will be utilizing new technology to host informative live video sessions devoted to the various areas of practice we cover: Firearms Law, Workers’ Compensation, Immigration, Civil Rights, Social Security, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Criminal Law…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 16 readers -
  • What Are Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Purposes?

    … conditions are so severe that their conditions obviously meet Social Security’s definition of disability,” per the SSA’s faq on the subject. Receiving Compassionate Allowances Over the years, I have seen a few of these granted versus a great number of cases that I felt should have been approved. It almost seems like a roll of the dice as to whether…

    Bond and Botes- 38 readers -
  • FTC’s $100 million settlement with LifeLock

    …. Furthermore, the FTC has made it clear that it won’t tolerate deceptive advertising and unreasonable data security practices. Today’s announcement gives companies 100 million more reasons to avoid both courses of conduct. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding consumer protection, fraud, or administrative law matters, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin or any of our attorneys at Prince Law Offices, P.C. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Social Security Disability Program Money Crisis Averted

    … Social Security Disability Program Money Crisis Averted Posted on Dec 02, 2015 By James Ezzell December 2, 2015 by James Ezzell Some of you may recall my August 5, 2015 blog entry Is the Social Security Administration’s Disability Program Running Out of Money? To reiterate, the SSA’s disability program is financed through the Federal…

    Bond and Botes- 31 readers -
  • Taxation on Legal Services in PA Likely Unless You Act Now!

    … Next Monday or Tuesday there will likely be a vote on Senate Bill 76 which will potentially affect the cost to obtain legal services within the state. The proposed legislation would implement a 7% tax on legal services within the state. This tax would be detrimental to those who have a difficult time affording legal services and would…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 14 readers -
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