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I have been receiving Security Benefits monthly in Trinidad

I have been receiving Security Benefits monthly in Trinidad because I came back to Trinidad to live some years ago giving up my green card. I am now 71 years and receiving my benefits after working 29 years as a Registered Nurse in USA. My question is even though I gave up the green card am I no still entitled to my benefits?

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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I'm 71 years old receiving Social Security for retirement,

I'm 71 years old receiving Social Security for retirement, my wife Spanish citizen has worked, paid, and filed her taxes for 12 years, but have not worked last several years since 2014, born 1952 now she is 64, we are living in Spain and will continue living in Spain, we just got informed that the spouse of a SS recipient qualifies for up to 50% for spousal benefits,Question:Can she claim retroactive for spousal benefit for the last several yearsCan she claim if her 10 years green card is expiredThanks

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TaxRobin

Vocational, Technical or Trade School

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I am 65 years old and collecting SSA retirement. Previously

I am 65 years old and collecting SSA retirement. Previously I was collecting SSD and OPM disability retirement. But OWCP paid more so I went that route.So here is my question. My wife is here on a K1 visa and has a green card. She just started work last month. We have been married for 6 years. If I die tomorrow, will she be eligible for survivor benefits? and what would those benefits be?Thank you

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Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

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Someone I know has been in jail for 10 months and still

Someone I know has been in jail for 10 months and still receiving checks. Is this legal? She was convicted on a felony charge?JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: What do you need to know?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: Yes, I know her grand-daughter closed her bank account and was drawing money out. Grand-daughter says checks are now being mailed to her residence but she puts "return to sender" on them. .

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emc011075

Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent

Bachelor's Degree

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My mother just passed away and we are needed to know if we

My mother just passed away and we are needed to know if we can pay her bills that are due out of her SS account. She passed away 9/10/16JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: She has utilities that need to be paidJA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: If any is left over after her paying her utilities can we used the balance to pay her funeral expeneses

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emc011075

Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent

Bachelor's Degree

4,222 satisfied customers
I receive social security benefits on behalf of my 17 yr old

I receive social security benefits on behalf of my 17 yr old daughter. Her benefits will end next May, when she turns 18. Recently, beginning in July, she decided to start spending nights at her boyfriends' parents' house, but still has some of her belongings in my house. I still pay a mortgage with the benefit payment each month, as well as credit card payments, car repair bills, clothing and supplies whenever she needs them....and now she's threatening to report to social security that she is no longer living in my house that I provide for her, just so she can start receiving "her" checks, instead of me. All this because she has destroyed her car engine, and I refuse to help pay for it, so she wants HER money. My question is, IS SHE ENTITLED to these checks?

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Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

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I have a deduction of benefits for a over payment i already

I have a deduction of benefits for a over payment i already paid for. They are taking the money a second time. I filed a appeal already and it still was taken. I have proved i paid this overpay.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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Am 62 yrs old. When in my teens my first name on my SS card

Am 62 yrs old. When in my teens my first name on my SS card was printed and issued as "Steve". My formal first name is "Stephen". On all tax documentation and with my former employee everything was "Stephen". I recently retired after 39 years with that employer. Since retiring I took a part time job and my SS number with the payroll company would not be recognized under "Stephen" but "Steve" instead. That's when I realized the name on my card is actually incorrect. Will I have issues when trying to collect my SS benefits later on? What should I do, if anything.ThanksSteve

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Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

17,750 satisfied customers
Turning 65 De. 22. I got several things from SS including my

turning 65 De. 22. I got several things from SS including my official card.Yesterday got forms letters about enrolling in a drug program. One said I might be refused due to savings. But I got purple sheet saying I was automatically enrolled and would get "ExtraHelp". Should I believe this paper and not enroll in any other program?

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Lane

JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS

Doctoral Degree

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