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Lane
Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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How can I get a copy of my annual SS award letter. I

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How can I get a copy of my annual SS award letter. I accidently threw ir out and now I need it for proof of income.
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: Nothing else to tell. I need a copy so I can prove SS income.
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: No I lost the documents in all the holiday chaos. What do I need to do? Is there a web site where I can request a copy? R. Parrrish
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 9 months ago.

Hi. there are only two ways to do this:

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(1) To set up or use your account to get a benefit verification letter, go to Sign In Or Create An Account.

You can print that out immediately

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(2) If you can’t or don’t want to use your online account, you can call SSA at 1-***-***-****.

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By calling 1-***-***-****, you can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Generally, you’ll have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday.

Expert:  Lane replied 9 months ago.

Here's the web site for setting up or signing on to your online account:

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https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiView.do

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I hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in finance a BBA, and CFP & CRPS designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, to clients on three continents since 1986