When you file for Social Security disability benefits or Social Security survivor benefits, your work can affect your monthly compensation. As simply explained by the Social Security Administration (SSA), “if you’re younger than full retirement age, and earn more than certain amounts, your benefits will be reduced.” Here, our Chicago metro Social Security disability lawyer Harold W. Conick provides a more thorough explanation of how Social Security income limits affect returning to the workplace.
Social Security Income Limits: What to Know About the Red Book
The Social Security Administration publishes a Red Book. Also known as A Guide to Work Incentives, the SSA Red Book is a general resource manual that helps people who are receiving SSDI or SSI benefits navigate a potential return to the workplace. You should know the following three key things about the Social Security disability Red Book:
The Bottom Line: Earning money through substantial gainful activity, or work, will have a major effect on your SSD benefits. Social Security disability benefits and a potential return to the workplace can be a complicated matter. It is normal to have a lot of questions and concerns about your legal rights and legal obligations. An experienced Chicago SSDI & SSI claims attorney can help you navigate the process.
Get Help From a Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area Social Security Disability Lawyer Today
At Harold W. Conick & Associates Ltd., our Chicago Social Security disability attorney has deep experience handling SSDI claims and SSI claims. If you have any questions about income limits and returning to work, we are available to provide guidance.
Contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation for immediate help with your case.
We handle disability claims throughout the Chicago metro area, including, Cook, DuPage, Will, Kane, Lake, McHenry counties, western Indiana, and southern Wisconsin.