Vital Facts about Social Security DeathWritten by Maricon Williams
Ignorance excuses no one. It is a well-established legal maxim which means donít sleep on your duty to know law in order not to be oppressed or victimized.
Most of deceased family members are unaware of fact that they are entitled to social security death benefits. As a result, they are not getting sums which are intended to them. Family members include spouse, children, parents and other individuals stipulated by charter. You can ask a knowledgeable social security attorney about some qualifications in order for you to get your share.
Family members such as a widow or widower who is 60 years old or above, 50 year old and disabled, or any age but is caring for memberís child who is under 16 years old or disabled are entitled to Social Security benefits. The deceased memberís children can also be included in benefits if they are unmarried, minor, 18 or older and severely disabled (such disability must have started before age of 22), or between 18 -19 years old but is a full-time elementary or high school student. Parents can also receive benefits if they are dependent on deceased member for at least Ĺ of support. Spouses and children also receive a percentage of retirement benefit computed from wages of deceased member. If there is no surviving spouse Payment can also be made to child of deceased who was eligible for benefits on beneficiary's wage record in month of death in case there was no surviving spouse.
Social Security Fraud and its AntidotesWritten by Maricon Williams
Every year, approximately 200 billion dollars is lost because of fraud. Social Security fraud made stealing of billions of pounds from public, stealing of money which can be allocated to primary needs of people, and striking at roots of public support for general welfare, possible.
Examples of benefit fraud are making false wage details; failure to disclose savings, investments and properties; failure to inform Council that you have income from employment; failure to declare an occupational pension or a partnerís occupational pension; living with an undeclared partner who has income; and not living at property that has been claimed for. Fraud and deception are everywhere now. It is like a virus that is slowly killing citizenry and leaving them unprotected against further attacks.
This is reason why government made an institution in order to fight scams and frauds. Social Security is antidote designed to reduce if not to eliminate social security fraud. It is open for some valuable information regarding fighting social security scams and frauds. If you are in any manner interested in knowing, you can visit social security office near you. You can also report a social security fraud by contacting office. Never worry about your report because it will be taken with confidence and security.