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I communicated with a lawyer, Maverick, on August 3 about a

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Hello, I communicated with a lawyer, Maverick, on August 3 about a lawsuit settlement and social security. Is it possible to speak with him or someone that can look at my previous communication? I have another question.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
My question is this: The company is refusing to sign the SSA Form 131 because they say that the IRS does not consider funds received in a lawsuit as deferred compensation. Are they comparing apples to oranges?
Expert:  Attorney2020 replied 4 months ago.

Were the funds received as owed wages?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hello, I am receiving text messages saying that there is a response for me to read and a link to click on but when I do, nothing comes up on my phone.
Expert:  Attorney2020 replied 4 months ago.

Were the funds received as owed wages?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No it was a wrongful termination lawsuit and they settled before it went to trial. I was terminated in 2010, the suit was filed in 2011, and the settlement was paid in 2015.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Are you familiar with the SSA131 form?
Expert:  Attorney2020 replied 4 months ago.

Why did it take so long to receive settlement funds?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The lawsuit settled in 2015.

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