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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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I understand that Congress has passed a law , effective 5/1/2016

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I understand that Congress has passed a law , effective 5/1/2016 that closes a loophole that could add qualified recipients a substantial increase to their monthly Social Security Check. If this 1s true, How do I discover if I qualify?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 5 months ago.
Hi Edward,...This is just the elimination of a filing strategy for first time filers and those between 66 and 70 that might want to make changes....If you are not age 66 by April 29th or over age 70 then this doesn't apply to you...Here's an excellent article on this:...
Expert:  Lane replied 5 months ago.
I hope this has helped....Please let me know if you have any questions at all....If this HAS helped, and you DON’T have other questions … I'd appreciate a positive rating (using the faces or stars on your screen, and then clicking “submit”)… I will receive no crediting for the work here, if you do not rate....Thank you!Lane……I hold a law degree (JD, Juris Doctorate), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in finance & tax, as well as CFP® and CRPS designations. - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, both for-profit and non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986

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