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My daughter previously received Social Security because she

My daughter previously received Social Security because she is disabled. I now am over the income limit for her to receive benefits.While receiving benefits I was consistent sending in income verification. Social Security notified me about 2 years ago my daughter was over paid during that time and requested I pay back about $1400.00. I have been paying this off but every so often the amount is increased. I have called SS and asked why and they state that further review had been done and I need to repay additional monies. I just received another notice and the amount was increased again (again up to $1371.90).I have been paying back this money for the last 2 years and the bill never seems to end! Is there a procedure, timeline or recourse I have or that they have? Or can this go on for an unlimited time with me paying and them finding additional monies to be repaid?I am a single mom working full-time earning about $43,000 a year with a daughter that will be disabled/wheelchair bound for the rest of her life. Can you give me any guidance? Thank you in advance.

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I will soon turn 66 and make $171,000 per year. My spouse is

I will soon turn 66 and make $171,000 per year. My spouse is 50 years old. I have four children living at home, ages 15, 13, 9, and 7.1. I understand that if I apply at age 66, I can get benefits for myself 0f $2633 (according to social security calculator)2. I understand that my four children also are entitled to benefits. The family cap is $4,600. The difference between my benefit and the family cap would be divided by my four children.3. 85% of my benefits will be subject to income tax at my rate.4. The benefits received by my children will be taxed at their rate.Are these understandings correct?

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My wife and I have both contributed to SS over the years.

My wife and I have both contributed to SS over the years. Our question is whether there is a combined family limit to the amount of benefit we can collect, or can we each collect the full earned benefit of our SS account.

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I have raised my 7 yr old grandson almost since birth and

I have raised my 7 yr old grandson almost since birth and now have full guardianship signed by a local judge. I just got approved for disability help and am wondering if I can get any help financially for my grandson.

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I AM 65 AND RECEIVE $1710 SOCIAL SECXURITY RETIREMENT PER MONTH.

I AM 65 AND RECEIVE $1710 SOCIAL SECXURITY RETIREMENT PER MONTH. MY 17 YEAR OLD SON IS GOING TO GET ABOUT $700 SOCIAL SECURITY AS A RESULT. DOES THIS EFFECT MY CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT TO MY EX-WIFE?

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My husband and I have adopted our son earlier this year. He

My husband and I have adopted our son earlier this year. He receives SSI monthly as he was previously adopted by his paternal grandmother, she passed away 2 years ago, he was then in foster care prior to us adopting him. As his mom I receive payment on his behalf as his representative payee. I have just set up a custodial savings account and have requested direct deposit rather than paper checks. I believe we are to use this money for his various expenses. I believe we are allowed to keep some back for his savings. Is it ok to have money deposited in his account, then us to transfer once a month a set amount we feel reasonable to cover some of his expenses such as some food and clothing and any other need that may arise? We are not expecting him to pay for all of his needs, we didn't adopt him for this reason, but we are concerned he could lose his benefits if we left it all in savings for him. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?Customer: He is 12 years old and I believe he gets this benefit until he is 18.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Retirement Accountant about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am single and almost 65. Are there moves that I can make

I am single and almost 65. Are there moves that I can make before May 1 to take advantage of benefits being banned by Social Security? If so, what are they?JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I don't know what more I can say. I stated my question above.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?Customer: Not that I know of. I am almost 65.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Retirement Accountant about your situation and then connect you two.

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In CA, do you know how SSDI derivative benefits children

In CA, do you know how SSDI derivative benefits for the children are treated for child support purposes when the custodial parent is the one receiving the benefit for her disability. Currently, the $930 in SSDI she receives for the kids has not been included in her income. Do you know of any specific cases that we can reference regarding this situation?

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Husband filed security 3 years ago. We are raising

husband filed for social security 3 years ago. We are raising a minor child during this time. He will graduate high school this May. We just found out we are eligible for child benefits. Trying to get appt. to file for these benefits. Social Security says benefits retroactive but we may not get the 3 years of benefits we were entitled to. We moved when he filed and we did not receive social security letter outlining benefits. What do we do now or what can we expect?

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