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Is there any truth in that social security was based on models of either railroad worker or maritime insurance schemes?

A common law citizen trope which is no doubt in the final analysis completely bogus is that social security was modelled after mandated insurance for ships. David Siegel in another question suggested ...
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What Exactly is the Law Regarding Retirees Who Start a Business and Collect Social Security Benefits?

I am under the impression that retirees who are collecting Social Security benefits and start a business are capped in the number of hours they can work between 15 and 45 hours per month. I thought ...
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Does a NY divorce court have jurisdiction to rule on an action that involves the use of Supplemental Security Income funds?

An over 21 mentally challenged person who was certified to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) at the age of 18 elects a "Payee" who happens to be a parent. For several years the ...
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I don't know if I have an SSN but applied for a passport anyways

I was born in the U.S. to non-american parents. We moved out of the country a year later and never returned to the U.S. About 20 years later, I applied for a new passport from the consulate in my ...
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What are the regulations regarding health insurance during periods of unpaid leave?

I am a British/Australian citizen living in Austria with residency. I have my social insurance as I am full time employed and pay taxes in Austria. I have my Brexit card to say I can stay here in ...
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What happens to a person's social security account if they die and have no survivors?

What law determines where the money goes? Where would it go if there were no survivors to pay the benefit to?
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I have an expired passport, and I'm missing my NJ state ID and social security card

Recently I've been getting my life together and I have been trying to obtain the 3 items listed above and this is my situation: Passport: Needs state ID State ID: Needs unexpired passport or social ...
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Hiring senior family members to get them free medicare [closed]

I've heard of family friends putting their senior parents (who are too old to work in any meaningful way) on the payroll of a business owned by a family member. The parent stays on the payroll getting ...
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How do you find out what a dead relative's social security number was?

I feel somewhat self-conscious about asking this question, since scam-artists are often interested obtaining social security numbers. However, my mother died. I am unable to get a death certificate ...
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