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2022 Cola Increase: Social Security Recipients To Receive Extra $200 Payment in January

Due to the 2022 cost-of-living adjustment rise, certain Social Security claimants will get an extra $200 this month.

The 5.9% cost-of-living adjustment will commence in January.

Ensuring the Welfare of US Citizens

The economy is being dragged by the coronavirus outbreak, which is why we are still seeing massive inflation surges, with this year’s increase being the largest since 1982. Millions of Americans will see a 5.9 % Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) starting January 2022, due to an increase in the Consumer Price Index. Members of the military, both active and retired, are included. Starting December 1st, 2021, people receiving the Special Survivor Indemnity Allowance ( SSIA) and those with Survivor Benefit Plan annuities will rise.

The exact amount that each recipient will receive will vary, but it is official that COLA will increase by 92 dollars each month beginning in 2022. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries would also enjoy a 5.9 % hike, with average monthly payouts rising from 1,282 dollars to 1,358 dollars per month. to be precise its is a 76 dollars rise.

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When Do you Expect to Arrive?

The Social Social Security Administration determines the maximum amount of wages that are subject to Social Security Taxation. The statistics fluctuate year to year to account for inflation and are used by the Social Security Administration to calculate the maximum Social Security income. If you earn more than the maximum amount in a particular year, the Social Security Administration will only calculate benefits based on the maximum amount.

Payments will be handed out in three waves, according to the recipient’s birth date, to guarantee that everything runs well. On January 12, anybody born between the first and tenth of their birth month received their Social Security bonus. Recipients born between the 11th and the 20th of the month will receive their payout on the third Wednesday of the month, which is January 19. Finally, people born on or after the 21st of the month will get their benefits on the fourth Wednesday of the month. It’s the 26th of the month this month.

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