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Does owning a business qualify as Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)

Does owning a business qualify as Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)
One of the most frequently asked questions from our disability attorneys is whether a disability claimant can run a business and still qualify for Social Security Disability. The quick answer, if you have paid self-employment taxes (SECA) just like the regular taxes for the employed (FICA) over the years, then you are eligible for Social Security D...
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What is Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) for SSDI?

What is Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) for SSDI?
In addition to the medical requirements, medical records, physicians testimonies and enough work credits for AIME, you need to be unable to perform sufficient work under substantial gainful activity to be eligible for disability benefits. The SSA evaluates whether you are able to work enough work hours if you are currently working or not. If you ar...
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What is Substantial Gainful Activity?

When you are applying for Social Security Disability, there are a number of different things that you need to prove in order to be able to get benefits. A Los Angeles disability attorney can help you to understand the requirements so you can maximize the chances you'll get your claim approved and get the income you need. One of the things that you ...
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