Glossary of Social Security
Disability Law Terms
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A person who earns Social Security credits while working
for wages or self-employment income.
All payment for services performed for an employer. The cash
value of all compensation paid to an employee in any form other than cash is
also considered wages (unless the form of payment is specifically not covered
under the Social Security Act).
If you and the person who died were legally married at the time
of death, then you are considered that personís widow/widower.
The maximum amount of a workerís earnings that are subject
to the Social Security payroll tax. The amount taxed increases annually with