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Major provisions of SSI work incentives
1. Can I work and keep my benefits?You can work and earn up to $1,585/month, the "break even point," before you lose your full check.
($1,585 is based on 2018 federal benefit rate (FBR) of $750/month)
2. How does earning money affect my benefits?The first $85 ($20 general, $65 earned income) is excluded from your Countable Income, after that half of what you earn over that amount is deducted from your SSI check.
|3. How much income can I earn before I lose my monthly check?||4. What if I earn over the SSI income limit of $1,585?|
|The SSI income limit is $1,585.||Your checks will stop.|