Continued eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance
benefits is only affected by earned income (income from work you
do). Since your inheritance is not income from your work -- it
has no direct effect on your benefits.
However, if your total yearly household income (from any source --
including your SSDI)) exceeds a certain amount (currently $25,000
for an individual) a part of your SSDI becomes subject to income
tax. Here is more information
So, basically, If you receive 2,080 or less per month from your inheritance -- your SSDI remains untaxable.
If you recieve Supplemental Security Income (SSI) the rules are quite different.
Trusts can be set up through banks, insurance
or financial advisors, or
Attorneys. The specifics of the trust contract
determine which is
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