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

    … and the loss of a job and license. However, if a case of financial abuse or theft becomes very serious, then jail or prison time could be the result. Elder abuse which takes the form of physical or sexual violence can lead to jail or prison time on charges of assault and/or sexual assault. In Texas, if the victim of an assault or sexual assault…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 20 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.- 11 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- 25 readers -
  • Beware of Reverse Mortgages

    … with one of our experienced attorneys at one of the Bond and Botes locations who can advise you on a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to see if that would be your best option for saving your home. …

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  • 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- 29 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.- 14 readers -
  • What Are Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Purposes?

    … What Are Compassionate Allowances for Social Security Purposes? Posted on Feb 23, 2016 By James Ezzell February 23, 2016 by James Ezzell Simply put, compassionate allowances are expedited decisions on applications for SSA disability benefits. Not every applicant is eligible for this fast tracking, however; only those “whose medical…

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  • 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.- 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- 29 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 -
  • Is Certain Property Exempt from Garnishment of Your Bank Account?

    … child support or spousal support. The other major thing to remember is only 2 months or 60 days is protected, so if you allow more than that amount of funds to accumulate in the account, any amount above can and will be seized by the garnishment. Garnishment orders affect more than 1 million people each year and many of these people are often elderly…

    Grant Mcnutt/ Bond and Botes- 39 readers -
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