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I am applying for residency at a condominium rental

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I am applying for residency at a condominium rental establishment in Vancouver WA. I have to reveal my monthly income, which is just my Social Security check. All of my savings are in non-taxable accounts at this point. I can't seem to locate anything about the monthly amount after having checked my online banking statement. Can you tell me the monthly amount of my check, please? I can give you whatever ID verification you need. Thanks,
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: I don't think so. What's the difference between talking with you and the retirement account? I simply want to know how to find the amount of my monthly check. It is supposed to be deposited automatically in my checking account. Can you help me with this?
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Barbara replied 17 days ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

If your Social Security benefit amount is direct deposited into your bank account, there should be an entry for that deposit each month on your bank statement.

You can also receive a "Benefit Letter" directly from Social Security, which will verify your income.

You can request a benefit verification letter online by using your my Social Security account. This letter is sometimes called a "budget letter," a "benefits letter," a "proof of income letter," or a "proof of award letter."

If you can’t or don’t want to use your online account, or you need a letter for someone other than yourself, you can call Social Security at 1-***-***-**** (TTY 1-***-***-****), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,


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