Social Security Benefits Are Not Paid for the Month of Death: A Fact Sheet

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Social security benefits are not paid for the month in which a recipient dies. Legislation is routinely introduced that would either pay the full amount of the benefits for the month of death or pro-rate the benefits based on the proportion of the month that the recipient was alive.

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Koitz, David Stuart March 21, 2001.

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Social security benefits are not paid for the month in which a recipient dies. Legislation is routinely introduced that would either pay the full amount of the benefits for the month of death or pro-rate the benefits based on the proportion of the month that the recipient was alive.

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  • March 21, 2001

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Koitz, David Stuart. Social Security Benefits Are Not Paid for the Month of Death: A Fact Sheet, report, March 21, 2001; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc26031/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.