2013 COLA/SS Benefits
The Social Security Administration recently announce the cost-of-living increase for 2013 at 1.7%. As a result,
– Monthly benefits for disabled and retired persons will rise by 1.7%.
– The maximum Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit has increased to$710 for an individual and $1,066 for an a married couple.
-The monthly amount of earnings deemed to be “substantial gainful activity” (for non-blind disabled persons) is $1,040.
-The monthly earning threshold for a “trial work period” for persons receiving SSDIB (disability benefits) is $750.
For additional information, contact the Social Security Administration, or go on-line at ssa.gov. If you have questions about applying for Social Security Disability or SSI please contact our office.