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I am 72 and by husband is 76. We both receive SS benefits.
I am 72 and by husband is 76. We both receive SS benefits. If my husband dies, can I receive his full benefit amount? … read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
6,656 satisfied customers
My husband and I are both drawing social security benefits.
My husband and I are both drawing social security benefits. I still work. He has Parkinson's and we were discussing if he passes away and how will I make it. His benefits are $1500 and mine are $900 m… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding my ss check. I was receiving a
I have a question regarding my ss check. I was receiving a check each month from ss. When my former husband died I was informed I would receive his ss benefits. I am now getting his ss. Because I'm ge… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,323 satisfied customers
My husband has died. His SS checks were less than mine. Does
My husband has died. His SS checks were less than mine. Does that mean that mySS income will remain the same? … read more
Lane
Lane
JD, MBA, CFP, CRPS
Doctoral Degree
13,791 satisfied customers
Both my husband and I received social security checks. He
Both my husband and I received social security checks. He passed away on February 8, 2018. How do go about notifying Social Security that he died. His check was a smaller amount than mine so I don't b… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent, Paralegal
6,656 satisfied customers
My husband died on October 21, 2017. 1) Not sure when his ss
Hello, My husband died on October 21, 2017. 1) Not sure when his ss checks are deposited but possibility that he received a November and a December check. How do I reconcile these distributions? 2) I also receive ss and wonder if there should be an increase in my payments as no longer 2 of us receiving payments? 3) I have death certificate but no marriage certificate that I can locate. Is this a problem? 4) Must I visit a ss office in person? Thanks. … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,323 satisfied customers
Husband dies at 64, Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on
Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on husband's benifits until she turns 70 and then requests her S/S. Can she collect a portion of his and now hers? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,323 satisfied customers
If a spouse dies can the widow collect his social security
if a spouse dies can the widow collect his social security as well as hers … read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
6,651 satisfied customers
When A husband dies his wife is entitled to 1/2 of monthly
When A husband dies his wife is entitled to 1/2 of monthly pay.. If a wife dies is the husband entitled to part of her pay ?? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,323 satisfied customers
My husband and I have been married for 42 years and are in
My husband and I have been married for 42 years and are in the process of a divorce. We both were self employed when we were working. Since I am almost four years older than my husband, my SS was adde… read more
lev-tax
lev-tax
Tax Advisor
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
34,516 satisfied customers
If my husband and I both wait until we are 70 to take SS
If my husband and I both wait until we are 70 to take SS benefits does that mean if he died when he was like 80, and I wanted to collect on his benefits rather than mine, because in life he made a lot… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,764 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I can draw from my ex-husbands SS.
I would like to know if I can draw from my ex-husbands SS. We were divorced in 1979 & he remarried. His wife passed away 5 yrs ago. We were married 13 plus years. I am 82. He is 76 & is currently draw… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I am a teacher who will receive 40% of my previous salary from
I am a teacher who will receive 40% of my previous salary from STRS. I also taught in private schools and am entitled to $800 a month from social security, which will be reduced by the windfall tax pr… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
CEO
Bachelor's Degree
2,450 satisfied customers
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014At 62 my husband told me his tax
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014 .Me at 62 and my husband at 66,told me his tax person told us to start taking SS Hearing it from my husband who is in the money business I thought ok/ not knowing what I wa… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
My husband is 67 in January - about to be off - wondering
My husband is 67 in January - about to be laid off - wondering whether it is best for him to work (would make about 22 to 25 K a year) and collect now (we need a second income) and save one of the two… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
My husband collected disability and then went on to social
My husband collected disability and then went on to social security at 66. I retired at 63 and I'm collecting on mine and his. My question is this. If he dies what percent of his ss. do I get as a sur… read more
Loren
Loren
646 satisfied customers
My former husband recently died. He remarried in 1999,I remarried
My former husband recently died. He remarried in 1999,I remarried in 2007. We were married for 26 years. His age at death was 76 years,my current age is 68 years. Can I apply to receive his social sec… read more
Wendy Reed
Wendy Reed
Master Tax Advisor Enrolled Agent
Master's Degree
3,197 satisfied customers
I am 80 years old, divorced from my husband of 23 years, have
I am 80 years old, divorced from my husband of 23 years, have been remarried since 1993 to my second husband who expired Sept. 20, 2010. Someone told me that I could receive SS from my first husband w… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
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