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How Social Security Disability Benefits Are Calculated Based on Income

Created on October 23, 2015

How Social Security Disability Benefits Are Calculated Based on Income

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Sources: Social Security Administration, Fact Sheet, “2014 Social Security Changes,” http://www.ssa.gov/ pressoffice/factsheets/colafacts2014.pdf (accessed September 17, 2015), and Social Security Administration, “Primary Insurance Amount,” http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/cola/piaformula.html (accessed September 17, 2015).

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