SSI recipients will be getting extra cash when benefit checks are mailed out on December 30.
SSI Benefits In 2023
The $914 federal payment is $73 higher than the first payment of $841 that was distributed on December 1. Benefits might rise by more than $140 for many beneficiaries because the second of December represents the revised SSI benefit amount for the coming year and is an advance payment for January 2023. Individuals who typically get $841 will start earning $914 on their Supplemental Security Income checks.
Moreover, in 2023 the maximum monthly federal amount will be $914 for every eligible individual if an eligible individual with an eligible spouse will get $1,371, and an essential person will have $458 Benefits from, Social Security will increase by more than $140 per month for 2023.
The additional funds are paid out before the start of the new year since January 1, 2023, occurs on a Sunday and is a holiday. Approximately 70 million eligible Americans will get an 8.7 percent increase in their Social Security benefits and SSI payments in 2023, per the Social Security Administration.
Who Can Avail Of The Benefit And What States Offers Benefits?
The program provides financial support to needy persons aged 65 or older, blind or disabled adults, and blind or disabled children, and federal payment standards are the same. Everyone can apply for SSI, but not all receive the same amount.
In these states, Social Security administers some categories of state supplement payments, while the state administers other categories of supplemental payments in California, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, D.C.
Every state provides different amounts, but New York hands an extra $87 for single people or $104 monthly for couples. Alabaman couples are eligible for a $120 raise. In addition to the federal SSI monthly payment, the following states also pay and manage their supplementary payments.
- New Hampshire
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
The SSI state supplements are often paid at the same as federal benefits time of release, hence they must arrive on the first of most months except for the December schedule.
Beneficiaries who typically receive a paper check should anticipate their payments to arrive by the fourth of the month. If you receive both SSI and Social Security, your payments won’t arrive on the same date and SSI is paid on the first of each month, Social Security is paid on the third of each month for those claimants.