Is Your Disability Income Taxable

SSDI is funded by payroll taxes. You most likely qualify if you have worked for a certain number of years and have been paying FICA taxes. You must also be under the age of 65. You must have work credits, and the more you have, the better. After applying for these benefits, you must wait at least five months before being approved. In general, SSDI is easier to get than SSI.

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Can You File Taxes If You Don’t Have a Social Security Number?

If you need to file a tax return but do not qualify for an SSN, you should apply for an ITIN. If your dependent does not qualify for an SSN, but you want to claim them on your return, that person will also need an ITIN. 

Both resident and nonresident aliens can get ITINs, regardless of immigration status. The bottom line is that you may apply for an ITIN if you need to submit a tax return, even if you live in another nation.

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Why You Should Pay off Loans as Fast as Possible

Start by determining how much extra you can pay each month. Next, decide whether you want to pay down your debt starting with the smallest balance and highest interest rate combined – generally the best choice. Then, make your minimum payments including the amount extra you have allotted for that credit card or debt. When a debt is paid off, apply what you have been paying to the next debt.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Have an Emergency Fund

Having an emergency fund can assist you when you incur an unplanned expense while paying off existing debt. You can use the fund to handle that expense but keep paying off your debt. Eliminating debt saves thousands in finance charges every year. It has been estimated that the average American spends more than $160,000 over a lifetime just on interest alone. 

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