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Thank you for the information and your question. Yes, absolutely, everyone that is employed, regardless of age, pays into the SS system. That said, the SSA will check your earnings every year and can increase your current benefits if your wages are such that they qualify for an increase. Below is their official statement from the SSA website:
Your benefits may increase when you work:
As long as you continue to work, even if you are receiving benefits, you will continue to pay Social Security taxes on your earnings. However, we will check your record every year to see whether the additional earnings you had will increase your monthly benefit. If there is an increase, we will send you a letter telling you of your new benefit amount.
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