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Benefit Level Charts: Articles

SSI Benefit Levels Published

Thanks to Jim Murphy of the Cortland office of Legal Services of Central New York, you now have a handy guide to all the SSI benefit levels since 1976! Read More

2000-2014 SSI Budget Workbook

Thanks to Jim Murphy of the Cortland office of Legal Services of Central New York for updating his handy SSI budgeting/deeming workbook to include 2014 calculations. Read More

2014 Deeming Charts Published

Does your SSI client have a spouse who is working? Or is your client a child SSI recipient with a parent who is working, or receiving SSD, VA or some other government benefits? Read More

2013 Deeming Guide Available

Proving disability in many of our cases is hard enough, but estimating whether a claimant whose spouse or parents have earned income will be financially eligible for SSI can be doubly hard. Read More

NY and NJ Deeming Charts

Monthly Deeming Break-Even Points Effective January 1, 2013 Read More

SSI Benefits Level Chart Effective January 1, 2013

Reflects the 1.7% federal COLA effective January 1, 2013 Read More

Chart of Monthly Deeming Break-Even Points for a Federal SSI Payment

The charts contained in this document show the points at which deemed income starts to affect a recipient's benefit or causes payment to cease. The charts are not state-specific. Iowa is the only state in Region 7 that has a small supplemental payment for individuals who experience blindness. Read More

SSAB Recommends Changes to the SSI Program

The Social Security Advisory Board (SSAB), a seven-member bipartisan Board created by Congress to advise the President, the Congress, and the Commissioner on matters relating to the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs, has recommended that Congress re-examine the SSI program - now more than 35 years old. Read More

New York Deeming Chart Available

Ever have one of those cases where there is earned or unearned income in the household, and you were just not sure if there really was a viable SSI claim? Read More