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What does Soc Sec and Ins stand for?

Checks from the U.S. Treasury are labeled as follows: Payments from SSA benefits are designated as follows:

  • ·         SOC SEC 

FOR AUG [monthly Social Security retirement income-withholding]

  • ·         SOC SEC 

FOR INS [disability insurance income-withholding]

 

See the following website for verification of this: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/newhire/employer/states/working_fedbenefits_treasury.htm#us_treasury_check

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I received a check from United States Treasury it states Soc Sec and under that it says for ins. Can anyone explain what this stands for?

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Checks from the U.S. Treasury are labeled as follows: Payments from SSA benefits are designated as follows:

See the following website for verification of this: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/newhire/employer/states/working_fedbenefits_treasury.htm#us_treasury_check

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