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Understanding the SSI Work Incentives

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The Social Security Administration states that one of its ...highest priorities is to help (recipients) with disabilities achieve a better and more independent lifestyle by helping them to take advantage of employment opportunities. One way that the Social Security Administration (SSA) supports this goal is by providing benefits called work incentives that are designed to help individuals enter employment. This brief summary offers information on the most commonly used work incentives which can help those who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to attain and succeed in long term employment.