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Did she apply for SSI or SSDI?
SSI they look at your income, SSDI they do not
The Social Security Administration has a complicated formula for deeming a spouse's income. ... You then subtract this amount from the SSI income limit for a couple (as if you were both disabled), not for an individual. The couple's SSI income limit (and monthly benefit rate) is $1,103 in 2017.
Will the Income of a Spouse Affect My Disability Benefits ...
How old are you and how old is she?
In 2017, if your spouse makes more than $368 per month, his or her income is subject to deeming. Or, if you have one child and your spouse makes more than $735 per month, your spouse’s income is subject to deeming. If you have two children, and your spouse makes more than $1,103, your spouse’s income is subject to deeming. (And so on, adding $368 for each child.)
She will be able to draw off of yours once you reach 62 and file for it.
She gets half your benefit each month.
Please don't shoot the messenger.I am assuming she doesn't have enough work wages for SSDI.
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