“Working” For Social Security Purposes

One of the criteria to qualify for Social Security benefits is that a claimant be deemed disabled under Social Security’s rules.  A person cannot be disabled if they are working regardless of their medical conditions.  However, the Social Security Administration will consider someone is “working” if they earn $1,000.00 or more per month.

A person can be deemed disabled if their medical conditions meet Social Security Disability’s criteria even if they are working as long as they are earning less than $1,000.00 per month.

If you have filed for Social Security Disability benefits and have received a denial, don’t give up.  We will be happy to consult with you regarding your chances of appeal at the hearing level.