Do royalties Affect Social Security Disability Benefits?
Hi. Possibly, but probably not if the work that was done to produce the royalties was performed prior to your Social Security disability onset date. For example, say that a person wrote and sold a book to a publisher prior to becoming disabled. Assuming that the author isn't actively involved in promoting or selling the book at any point after his or her disability began, royalties received after that time could be excluded from counting as earnings Social Security disability benefit purposes.. . . Read More