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Jonathan Tierney, Certified Public Accountant
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Why was my payment lowered??

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Why was my payment lowered??
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 4 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I can help. As general rule, Social Security net payments (after deducting Medicare premiums) are down as there has been little or no cost-of-living adjustment in the past year though Medicare premiums still increased, reducing net Social Security payments. However, the only way to know for sure is to get the information directly from the SSA. The easiest way to get your Social Security account information is by opening an online account by visiting: https://goo.gl/OFxGxQ. Click on the option to "Sign In or Create and Account" and complete the online forms.

Please let me know how this works for you and if you have any problems. Also let me know if I can clarify anything or answer any additional questions.

Thanks, Jonathan