Here are the SSA forms and other helpful information you will need to complete an SSI/SSDI application. The individuals surveyed were asked whether they agreed with several statements about Social Security, such as I feel that I have earned these retirement benefits.” The more strongly an individual agreed with such statements, the more likely they were to say they would file for their benefits early.
The agency has already cut significantly to operate under extremely tight budgets; along with the hiring freeze, closed field offices, and shortened field office hours, it also has increased automation and reduced the number of Social Security statements that it produces and disseminates.
Egregious employment tax noncompliance” by employers has risen substantially in recent years while the IRS’s ability to recover the lost revenues and investigate fraud and embezzlement has fallen, a report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) finds.
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, today announced that the agency is submitting legislation to Congress that would prohibit states, without the Commissioner’s prior authorization, from reducing the number of state personnel who make disability determinations for Social Security or the hours they work below the amount the agency authorizes.
The Social Security Administration’s inspector general plans next week to issue a report that looks at benefits paid by administrative law judges who had both decided an unusually large number of cases and awarded an unusually high number of benefits.