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

    … to see their family Verbal abuse, such as calling an elderly person degrading names or terms Sexual abuse, such as rape or inappropriate contact Financial abuse, such as stealing money from elderly people or scamming them out of their money Other crimes which target elderly individuals may also be considered abuse of the elderly. For example…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 27 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.- 13 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- 30 readers -
  • Beware of Reverse Mortgages

    … and it generally does not affect Social Security or Medicare benefits. While living in the property, the owner must keep all property taxes current and maintain full coverage insurance on the property or face foreclosure. What Happens If You Die? The loan must be paid back so either the mortgage company gets your home or someone like your estate would…

    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!!

    …, Wills Estates, Family Law, and Civil Litigation. Please join me for the pilot launch of these sessions, next Friday, April 8th at 6PM, where I will be leading a 1/2 an hour discussion on Immigration Law issues related to Family Immigration benefits, including application requirements, filing fees, time-frames, and new developments in the law. The program…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 17 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

    … Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the following: The law may not authorize the use of light sabers, but to protect consumers and ensure that companies comply with existing orders, the FTC will use the forces within its power. It’s a lock that the agency’s $100 million settlement with LifeLock – one of the largest redress orders…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 16 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.- 15 readers -
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