Yes, there are benifit restrictions. It depends on if the person is on
SSI or SSDI. In either case there are some restrictions involved.
I can't quite remember the exact amounts, but if I'm correct here is how
it works for those people on SSI. You can make up to $80 per month
without it effecting your SSI benifits. After that you lose a dollar for
every two dollars you earn, or something like that. After a certain
point Social security cuts the person off at the knees as he/she is
making too much to qualify for the program. Plus he or she must turn in
their income to the IRS for tax purposes, and the IRS takes their cut of
what you made. Failing to inform Social Security and the IRS of your
earnings can actually cause the person involved owing both the IRS and
Social Security Administration money. Not to say the least the person
can do some serious jail time. So making money especially, unreported
money, while on SSI can be a serious problem.
I'm going to assume here Jim is on SSI or SSDI. Either way for him to
take money under that kind of arrangement is very problematic. SSDI is
more flexable, but there are still restrictions involved there too.
shaun everiss wrote:
what, why not afford to make ny cash do you have benifit restrictions like
In new zealand to some extent we are exempt from said things, ofcause if we are
earning a million bucs then maybe that would go away but hmph.
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