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I received a letter from Social security today that is
I received a letter from Social security today that is confusing. It states I will receive Medicare parts a & B, I will need to purchase part D. Also, it states that they cannot pay social security be… read more
taxmanrog
taxmanrog
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I have an immigrant student who is 58 years old. She wants
I have an immigrant student who is 58 years old. She wants to work in anticipation of retiring and collecting social security. I heard that there are required quarters. What are quarters and how many … read more
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Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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Can you buy up 40 quarters. I have not worked for 30 years
I have not worked for 30 years and have not paid into social security can I buy 40 quarters all at once … read more
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I'm retired civil service from the post office. I haven't
I'm retired civil service from the post office. I haven't bought back my military time. I didn't have 40 quarters and didn't think I would word to pay into social security after retirement. I now have… read more
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lev-tax
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How many more quarters do I need before I qualify for social
How many more quarters do I need before I qualify for social s … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am 73 years. I have earned 35 quarters, 5 short of the
I am 73 years. I have earned 35 quarters, 5 short of the required 40. Can I purchase those last five and at what cost? … read more
taxmanrog
taxmanrog
Master's Degree
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MY AGE IS AGE 70 YEARS OLD. I ONLY WORKED 32 QUARTERS, CAN I
MY AGE IS AGE 70 YEARS OLD. I ONLY WORKED 32 QUARTERS, CAN I STILL RECEIVE PARTIAL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS??… read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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If my 33 year old son died without making more than $10,000
If my 33 year old son died without making more than $10,000 total for SS to tax in his 12+ years, will there be any monthly benefits for a child that the mother is trying to say was his? he is NOT lis… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I retired in 1994 from Civil Service with 20 quarters
Hi, I retired in 1994 from Civil Service with 20 quarters of Social Security wages before Civil Service. In 2004, I started a small tour business. I have paid taxes fully each year, but have not contr… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
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I have paid into social security 32 quarters in years 1964
I have paid into social security 32 quarters in years 1964 through 1972. Since then I have had no income. What benefitsare available to me? I am 69 years old now?… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
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I am an American Citizen but lived in Canada for most of my
I am an American Citizen but lived in Canada for most of my life. I have never worked in the Untied States but because of my business earnings in Canada, I have had to pay U.S. Tax. Am I entitled to a… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
i am a railroad employee with 39 years of service I also have
i am a railroad employee with 39 years of service I also have 39 quarters of social paid before going to work for the railroad I am 67 years old and still working for the RR can I get my social pay be… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Im a pastor who has opted out of social security (i have an
I'm a pastor who has opted out of social security (i have an approved form 4361). I have about 32 quarters from work I did when I was younger. I'm now in my 50's. If I found work outside of ministry, … read more
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CGCPA
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What is the amount of money one must earn to equal one quarter
What is the amount of money one must earn to equal one quarter of a year of employment for Social Security purposes. I know 40 quarters are necessary to be eligible for Social Security at the appropri… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
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Who will help, and how can I get SS to expedite a reconsideration
Who will help, and how can I get SS to expedite a reconsideration of SS benefits. First request in 2006. Last request June 2011. I have documented over 40 quarters. Primary retirement was County agenc… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
I am a PERS retiree and do not receive SS. Since retiring,
I am a PERS retiree and do not receive SS. Since retiring, I have worked and completed my quarter requirement for SS. I would like to apply for SS, I am 79 years of age… read more
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dylatess
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a non us citizen who is a citizen of Brazil has worked in the
a non us citizen who is a citizen of Brazil has worked in the US and has accumulated 36 quarters. can tha individual make contributions to SSA to rreach the 40 quarters and how?… read more
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dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
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I am thinking of applying for a disability. I am 60 but also
I am thinking of applying for a disability. I am 60 but also am short quarters , as I do not 40 . Will I be waisting my time.… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
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