The amount you get from Social Security Disability, Retirement (including Railroad retirement), or Survivor’s Benefits each month.
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- Glossary: Modified Adjusted Gross Income [MAGI]The figure used to determine eligibility for premium tax credits and other savings for Marketplace health insurance plans and for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). MAGI is adjusted gross income (AGI) plus these, if any: untaxed foreign income, non-taxable Social Security benefits, and tax-exempt interest.
- Glossary: Collateral estoppelIn certain circumstances, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) plaintiffs may experience difficulty if they have applied for Social Security benefits, long-term disability benefits, or made other formal statements about their level of disability. In some ADA employment cases, courts have ruled that a person could not claim that they were a "qualified person with a disability" if they received Social Security disability benefits.
- Glossary: Social SecurityA system that distributes financial benefits to retired or disabled people, their spouses, and their dependent children based on their reported earnings. While you work, you may pay taxes into the Social Security system. When you retire or become disabled, you, your spouse, and your dependent children may get monthly benefits that are based on your reported earnings. Your survivors may be able to collect Social Security benefits if you die.
- Glossary: Social Security Survivors BenefitsSocial Security benefits based on your record (if you should die) that are paid to your: Widow/widower age 60 or older, 50 or older if disabled, or any age if caring for a child under age 16 or disabled before age 22; Children, if they are unmarried and under age 18, under 19 but still in school, or 18 or older but disabled before age 22; and Parents if you provided at least one-half of their support.