Tag Archives: Supplemental Security Income

Taxes and Social Security Disability

Many people who receive Social Security disability benefits may not know what type of benefit they receive. There are two types of Social Security disability benefits: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Although both of these programs are administered by the Social Security Administration, the qualifications for each program are different. Do […]

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Travel Expenses Paid As Part Of SSI Application

After an applicant submits an application for supplemental security income, he or she may be required to submit to some medical tests or exams to determine their eligibility for benefits. Although the monthly benefits awarded largely come from the federal government, the states may coordinate the testing for eligibility.   In New York, an applicant’s […]

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Supplemental Security Income benefits to increase

Many of our readers are probably familiar with Supplemental Security Income, also known as SSI. SSI is a government aid program administered by the Social Security Administration. SSI’s intention is to help disabled Americans who are unable to go to work for an extended period of time. Unlike the Social Security Administration’s other major disability […]

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