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Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefits?

Are you applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits? If so, you may have questions about whether you will or will not have to pay taxes on your benefits if approved. Here is the question: Are SSDI benefits taxable? The short answer is that they can be—but most recipients do not actually incur any …

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8.7 Percent Increase in SSDI Benefits Starts January 2023, the Highest Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) in More Than 40 Years

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides much needed financial support to qualifying people in Northwest Arkansas who can no longer work due to a disabling medical condition. SSDI benefits are calculated based on an applicant’s average indexed monthly earnings (AIME). Each year, SSDI benefits will be adjusted to account for inflation.  Recently, the Social Security …

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COVID-19 Impact on Social Security Claims

Over the last two years, the COVID-19 virus has caused public health and economic disruptions all around the world. According to data provided by the Arkansas Department of Public Health, there have been more than 800,000 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the state as of February of 2022. Even as the country continues to remove …

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