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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 16576
Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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Being terminated from my job due to a medical situation can

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Being terminated from my job due to a medical situation can I collect unemployment even though I collect social security?

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.

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The receipt of unemployment will not impact your social security disability benefit.

Megan C :

Unemployment is not counted as earnings, and therefore does not go against your amount.

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If you are collecting retirement, the same answer is true - it doesn't impact it.

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You can CLICK HERE to read that on the social security website.

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The botXXXXX XXXXXne is, you are fine to draw both at the same time.

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