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We’ve made getting your annual benefit statement even easier. The benefit statement, also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S, is a tax form we mail each year in January to people who receive Social Security benefits.
You can sign up for Medicare Part B online! If you’re enrolled in Medicare Part A and want to enroll in Part B during the special enrollment period, please visit our Medicare webpage at ssa.gov/benefits/medicare.
Social Security offices are currently open only for in-person appointments for limited, critical situations, depending upon local office conditions. However, you can continue to apply for a replacement Social Security card online and by mail.
Millions of people get monthly Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments. Some need help managing their money.
Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money and personal information by exploiting your fears. The most effective way to defeat scammers is to know how to identify scams and to ignore suspicious calls and emails.
Tax season is upon us, and replacing your annual benefit statement has never been easier.
If you receive a benefit verification letter, sometimes called a “budget letter,” a “benefits letter,” a “proof of income letter,” or a “proof of award letter,” we have good news for you.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3% in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced in October.
During the current coronavirus pandemic, we continue to provide help to you and other people in your communities.
Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to remind Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and take precautions to avoid falling victim to healthcare fraud during this pandemic.
Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, reminds the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, and the agency continued raising public awareness about telephone impersonation schemes during the Office of the Inspector General’s national “Slam the Scam” Day on March 5.
Tax season is here, and we have made replacing your annual benefit statement even easier.
The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public that telephone scammers may send faked documents by email to convince victims to comply with their demands.
Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, and Gail S. Ennis, the inspector general for the Social Security Administration, announce the launch of a dedicated online form at https://oig.ssa.gov to receive reports from the public of Social Security-related scams.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6% in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced recently.
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