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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
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Experience:  19+ years legal exp. - 10+ years owning/operating her own SSD Law practice.
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I have made 36 contributions to Social Security. To make

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I have made 36 contributions to Social Security. To make forty (40) contributions do I have to pay into the system? I left my job because of ill health.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 12 months ago.

What you do mean you made "36" contributions to SS. Do you know how many quarterly earnings credits you have? I ask because we don't make "contributions" per se, but we do pay SS tax on our earnings, and that is how we earn the credits. Once we have a sufficient number of credits, and if they are recent enough, we may be insured for SSDIB.

Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 11 months ago.

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