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Social Security Benefits

In order to be eligible for Social Security Retirement, Disability and Survivors Benefits, there must be a minimum number of credits reported. Credits are based on earned income reported by your employer (W2)¬†or you if you are self-employed. It’s important to check you earnings record once a year to make sure Social Security is getting the correct information. You can check your record at You can correct your record, but not after three years, three months and 15 days from the end of the taxable year in which wages were paid. I have seen huge gaps in reported earnings of my clients. So check your earnings record to insure that you get the benefits you deserve.