SSI, or supplemental security income, is not the same as social security, as funded by your contributions. Instead, this is a different set of benefits, funded by the tax system. When you fall into certain categories, you can apply and draw SSI benefits. Confused? The Law Firm of Lyle B. Masnikoff & Associates, P.A. in Palm Beach can help.
Are You Eligible for Supplemental Security Income?
As with any benefits, the first thing you need to consider when applying for SSI is whether you qualify. According to the Social Security Administration, you can apply for SSI if:
- Age (age 64 or under)
- Has limited income; and
- Has limited resources; and
- Is a U.S. citizen or national, or in one of certain categories of aliens.
If you fall into these categories and you have not received the proper benefits, or you have been denied, talk to the Law Firm of Lyle B. Masnikoff & Associates, P.A. They can sit down with you to see if there is a way for you to receive any SSI benefits still owed to you.
Take the time to contact the law firm of Lyle B. Masnikoff & Associates, P.A. today to see how your benefits can start benefitting you and your life.
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