What Changed?

United States
September 22, 2022 2:47pm CST
Jim just passed in July. The woman at Social Security told me being 73, I could work, and not be penalized for it. My sister, just turned 67 in August, and was told she could make all the money she can, after she turned 67. Now it seems to be different. I looked online and it said there is no age you can't be penalized. So, can someone tell me what changed in just a couple of months.
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@porwest (58454)
• United States
22 Sep
I am not aware of any change to the law. If you are at full retirement age or greater there is no limit placed on what you can earn. I would check with your local social security administration, but nothing has changed so far as I am aware of.
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• United States
23 Sep
Thank you.
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@CarolDM (192258)
• United States
22 Sep
I have no idea about any changes. Maybe you could call them back and ask to be sure.
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@kaylachan (37446)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Sep
I did the same research, and according to the sea website, you reach full retirement at the age of 67. They will no longer penalize you for working if you wish after you reach full retirement. However, you can only apply up to age 70. So, I don't know where you're getting mixed messages.
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• United States
23 Sep
Wow, thank you.
@DaddyEvil (94596)
• United States
22 Sep
As far as I can tell, nothing changed. As long as you are 67 years or older, which is full retirement age, you can work and draw your full social security benefits. If you're younger than that, then based on the amount you earn, some of the social security benefits will be withheld until you reach full retirement age.
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@RasmaSandra (57840)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
22 Sep
I have no idea whatsoever I make a little money all the time on the Internet, but of course, that is not considered working. However, I looked it up and perhaps this can help you
https://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/social-security/articles/what-happens-if-you-work-while-receiving-social-security
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• United States
23 Sep
Thank-you, my sister lives in Missouri and was told at 67 she would not be no penalties
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@RubyHawk (71006)
• Atlanta, Georgia
22 Sep
I really don’t know. You can call Social Security And find out.
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• United States
22 Sep
I did, the man said call a tax person.
@RubyHawk (71006)
• Atlanta, Georgia
23 Sep
@popciclecold Then a-tax office will give you the answers.
@snowy22315 (143210)
• United States
22 Sep
No idea, but there is still a limit on how much you can make as far as I know, maybe it is different for those of a certain age,,don't know.
• United States
22 Sep
My sister was so happy.
@sharon6345 (321514)
• United States
22 Sep
My mom was told she could make all she wanted and keep her check. I am 53 this month and when I get that age I hope I can still stay home and craft cards.
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• United States
23 Sep
By then no telling.
@Hannihar (123623)
• Israel
23 Sep
@popciclecold I am sorry about Jim. I work online these days because of Corona and also do not have any idea what I want to do too.