How Does A Disability Attorney Get Paid

Social Security Disability lawyers, like Darrin Andrus, work on a contingency basis. This means they charge nothing up front. They receive a portion of the back pay you are awarded by the Social Security Administration. When you hire a lawyer to represent you during the disability appeal process, your lawyer will receive either 25-percent of your disability back … Read more

What Is the Difference Between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and SSI?

Both SSI and SSDI disability programs offer cash benefits for disabled individuals, but the financial eligibility requirements are very different. The main difference between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the fact that SSDI is available to workers who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits, while SSI disability benefits … Read more

Are SSD Benefits Taxed?

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Some people have to pay federal income taxes on their Social Security benefits. This usually happens only if your total household income is high. At the end of the year, you will receive a Social Security Benefit Statement (Form SSA-1099) showing the amount of benefits you received. Use the statement to complete your federal income … Read more