Earnings and Pensions

How do I know if a pension is covered or non-covered?
The pension is covered if the income it's based on is covered. That is, if Social Security Administration (SSA) tax was paid on the income the pension ...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 10:31 AM
Should my military pension be entered as a non-covered pension?
Here's what Social Security says: Earnings for active duty military service or active duty training have been covered under Social Security since 195...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 10:32 AM
Why does my pension amount decrease every year when it should be inflation adjusted?
If your pension does not keep up with inflation, its real value (its value in today's dollars) will decline through time. This loss to inflation will s...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 10:32 AM
What if I don't have access to my deceased or divorced spouse's past covered earnings?
Social Security will tell you what they estimate your gross monthly widow(er)'s benefit or divorced spousal benefit will be at your full retirement age...
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020 at 10:32 AM
Import Social Security Earnings: Copy and Paste
To import your Social Security past earnings record by copying and pasting from the Social Security Administration (SSA) site, follow these steps exactly: ...
Tue, 25 May, 2021 at 9:07 AM
Import Social Security Earnings: XML
To import your Social Security past earnings record by uploading your XML earnings record from the Social Security Administration (SSA) site, follow these s...
Tue, 25 May, 2021 at 9:12 AM
Import Social Security Earnings: CSV
Use these instructions to import earnings that you have previously exported to a comma separated value (CSV) file from our software using the "Export t...
Sun, 13 Jun, 2021 at 9:54 AM
Export Covered Earnings History
You may want to export your Social Security Covered Earnings History as a backup or to save time in situations where you need to delete and re-enter family ...
Sun, 13 Jun, 2021 at 9:54 AM