OK, well, if you had 1099s, that helps. If not, we self employed have other ways of proving we really did the work. First, you would have 4 years of cancelled checks where you paid estimated and year end taxes. SHowing the IRS cashed them is golden. You also have bank accounts showing your clients/customer's payments to you, your revenues on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, you will have receipts for the expenses you deducted from revenues to get to the net income you reported and paid those taxes on. Very provable.
So if you can't work very PT in some fashion, to earn even just $5k/month taxable, to gain more credits (4 per year), then you will want to PROVE the DLI is wrong and get those numbers in. In the mean time, you can file and prove at least that you were disabled and NOT earning Substantial gainful moneys by your DLI in 2013. If your treatment was very thorough and your work very minimal or sporadic as defined by the SSA, you have a shot at this.
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