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Can I Expect My Reconsideration To Be Decided In My Favor?

My social security benefits were calculated January 4/2023, to begin that same month. The estimate of $2976 is exactly the same amount I had been tracking on my online account in December 2022. I have requested a reconsideration beacuse the December online amount which matches the amount on the benefits letter does not reflect the COLA increase. Is my reasoning correct and can I expect a reconsideration in my favor? Thank you

Hi. Without knowing your full Social Security covered earnings history, I have no way of knowing what your correct benefit amount should be. Therefore, I can't tell you whether or not you can expect a favorable reconsideration determination.

Best, Jerry

Jan 30 2023 - 4:24pm
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