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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I'm on workman comp my wife just passed away and now I'm

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I'm on workman comp my wife just passed away and now I'm receiving her ssa widow be infect can I collect both
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Megan C replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question,

Yes, you can collect both. Your social security will be offset if the sum is greater than 85% of what you earned when you were working. Most of the time, that's not the case -- but you will receive both benefits.

I give you my condolences.

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