SSI representative payee what do I need to know?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have been assigned as my niece’s representative payee for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Can you tell me what my responsibilities will be and if there is anything I need to know about reporting or taxes? I don’t want to get into trouble because I did not manage the SSI funds properly.”

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Receiving SSDI but I want to do part-time work is this possible?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have been receiving SSDI benefits for three years. While I know I don’t have the physical capacity to work full-time, I do feel like I could so some  part-time work. Can I do part-time work or will I jeopardize my SSDI benefits?”

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Denied for SSI because they said my spouse made too much money?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I applied for Social Security Disability Insurance for my serious kidney disease and was told I did not have enough work credits to qualify. Then I tried to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) but was told my husband makes too much money and we owned too many assets. I have a life-threatening kidney disease. How is it possible that I cannot get any type of disability benefits?”

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Broken back why can’t I get the benefits I deserve?

Recently on our disability forum a user asked, “I broke my back on the job when a large beam fell from a crane. I applied for workers’ compensation which I am currently receiving. I then tried to apply for SSDI benefits, but I was told that I did not qualify. Something about insufficient work credits. Can you help me understand why I was denied and what options I have to receive the benefits I think I deserve?”

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