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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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if I exceed my earnings limit how does that affect my dependents

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if I exceed my earnings limit how does that affect my dependents benefit?

Megan C :

I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to provide you with excellent service, and help you better understand your options.

Megan C :

Your earnings do not impact your children's earnings. Your earnings only affect your personal benefit. These benefits are not yours, rather the childrens.


so if I exceed my "limit" and they reduce my benefit by a dollar for every 2 I exceed the limit, my children's benefit does not reduce?

Megan C :

That is correct, theirs is not touched.



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