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Social Security: Dispelling Common Myths with Essential Truths

ID: 59957
Friday September 27, 2024 10:40AM - 12:30PM
Topics: Tax
Save 29% until 8/30/2024

For roughly 90% of American retirees, Social Security income will be the foundation of their retirement income. Yet, many are ill-prepared and lack understanding of the critical aspects of making an informed claiming decision. Further challenged to separate fact from fiction, consumers crave accurate information from knowledgeable professionals to make the most out of these coveted monthly benefits. This course dispels common myths about Social Security that lead to confusion and replaces them with the truth to an empowered retirement. Help your clients navigate their claiming age decisions with greater confidence, equipped with the essential truths they should consider before pushing the Social Security “on” button. 

Learning Objectives

• Advise clients on the latest applicable Social Security strategies 

• Implement effective Social Security strategies for practitioners’ own needs 

Major Topics

• Will Social Security be there for me? 

• How is my benefit calculated? 

• Can I claim my benefit and work too? 

• When do I stop paying Social Security taxes? 

• Why does my government pension cause my benefits to be reduced? 

• Can I claim spousal benefits now and my own later? 

• What is my breakeven? 

• Can I claim benefits from my ex-spouse? 

• What do you mean I may pay taxes on my income benefits? 

• … and more! 

Designed For

Accounting and finance practitioners seeking the latest Social Security guidance for themselves and their clients 

This virtual seminar is being offered through our partnership with Midwest State CPA Societies. You will launch from your MyOSCPA learning center day of and be prompted to enter in name and state society at time of entering.