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I wish to cancel my deceased spouse's ss

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 6 months ago
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Please accept my condolences on the passing of your spouse...

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You cannot report a death or apply for survivors benefits online.

In most cases, the funeral home will report the person’s death to the SSA.

You should give the funeral home the deceased person’s Social Security number if you want them to make the report.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 6 months ago

If you need to report a death or apply for benefits, call 1-800_772_1213 (TTY 1-800_325_0778).

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

You can also contact any Social Security office.

An appointment is not required, but if you call ahead and schedule one, it may reduce the time you spend waiting to speak to someone.

Let me know your zip code and I will find a local SSA office serving your area.

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