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I am 66 yrs old and collect SSI. I work full time also in

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I am 66 yrs old and collect SSI. I work full time also in Worcester ma.. If I get laid off can I collect unemployment benefits additional to my SSI?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  emc011075 replied 1 month ago.

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You may apply but your unemployment benefits can be reduced or eliminated by your social security income. It depends on how much unemployment and your social security benefits.

Expert:  emc011075 replied 1 month ago.

According to MA guide to benefits, social security benefits are not considered a reportable income. Which means, in Massachusetts you can collect SS benefits and full unemployment benefits at the same time. - scroll down to page 18

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