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How do I report a death? My mother passed away and I have…

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How do I report a death?

Accountant's Assistant: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.

My mother passed away and I have the death certificate now.

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?

Such as?

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Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
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Hi. My name's Lane. I'm sorry or your loss.

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Also, so sorry, but reporting a death is one of the few things that cannot be done online.

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If you need to report a death, contact your local Social Security office or call 1-***-***-**** ( TTY 1-***-***-****).

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You can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 AM and 7 PM Monday through Friday.

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Note: In most cases, the funeral home will report the person's death to Social Security.

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