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21 Feb 2013, 3:40 am by Heidi Henson
In GC Memorandum 13-03, issued February 15, the acting general counsel outlines the procedures that regional offices are to use when calculating the excess income taxes and directs the regions to immediately begin requiring charged party/respondents to file reports with SSA when the backpay period spans two or more years. [read post]
12 Feb 2009, 8:38 pm by David Lillesand
The Social Security Administration (SSA)  has provided attorneys and the general public with very useful information on their analysis of Special Needs Trusts - are you eligible or ineligible if you have such a trust. [read post]
3 May 2014, 1:23 pm by Bill Otis
 The Attorney General has ordered line prosecutors not to object when defense counsel seek immediate application of the reduced guidelines. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 3:11 pm by admin
As for what qualifies for disability in Florida, you must meet two general requirements: Technical – You must have paid enough taxes in to the SSA for coverage. [read post]
28 Dec 2012, 7:49 am by David Stephanides
The General Counsel will have the responsibility of proving and quantifying the extent of the adverse tax consequences that arise as a result of a backpay award. [read post]
15 Aug 2019, 6:54 am by Jay Butchko
Speak to a Maryland Social Security Disability Attorney for Free  Now that you have a general idea of what an SSDI lawyer does, you can see why retaining experienced legal counsel is essential to success with your claim for benefits. [read post]
10 Dec 2018, 12:25 pm by Kamran Mirrafati
For example, any of the following issues could generate a letter: (1) input errors by the SSA, (2) reporting errors by an employer or employee, (3) identity theft, (4) errors in hyphenated or multiple last names, or (5) an unreported name change. [read post]
25 May 2011, 9:18 am by Jessica Lillesand
Our office would be interested in representing claimants on this issue anywhere in the country, or in assisting local counsel in other states who wish to challenge SSA’s new “guidance” on retained funds.  [read post]
30 Oct 2019, 3:00 am by Jay Butchko
Though members of a union are not legally required to retain a lawyer for help with SSDI, legal counsel can be a valuable asset in several respects. [read post]
24 Sep 2016, 11:38 am by Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman
This whistleblower was fired after coming forward to the Office of the Inspector General for the SSA, but the agency claims this firing was for other reasons. [read post]
14 Dec 2011, 10:29 am by S2KM Limited
Many SSA recipients of the NYLB letters are understandably confused because their annuity contracts identify "First Executive Corporation" (FEC) as the owner of their SSAs. [read post]
9 Jan 2013, 6:15 am by Hunton & Williams LLP
  The Board’s decision follows, a March 2011 memorandum issued by Acting General Counsel, Lafe Solomon, in which he addressed both of these issues instructing Regions to seek a remedy with a tax component in cases involving lump-sum backpay as well as a remedy requiring employers to notify the SSA of the appropriate periods for allocating backpay.Backpay is considered wages by the IRS and under the Social Security Act. [read post]
28 Jun 2015, 6:50 am by Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman
In addition to the doctor hired by SSA, claimant also participated in various other counseling sessions, and there it was determined she was of slightly less than average intelligence and lacked a formal education. [read post]
27 Mar 2007, 11:48 am
Veillon explains: "...it was necessary for us to obtain guidance from our office of the General Counsel... [read post]
14 Mar 2012, 8:20 am by Kristine Knaplund
Although this is a federal benefit, the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the courts generally look to state law to determine the answers to these two questions. [read post]
9 Apr 2019, 8:15 am by admin
However, this is generally unlikely as the required proof is quite high to meet a listing. [read post]
 The Social Security Administration (SSA), utilizing the assistance of state agency offices referred to as Disability Determination Services, reviews SSDI claims, and generally only approves about 30 percent of claims. [read post]