Navigation Links
Two Social Security Reforms That Seniors Strongly Support
Date:6/16/2013

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013

Seniors are closely following the debate over Social Security, and a new survey indicates strong support for two major changes that could restore Social Security’s long-term solvency. The survey, conducted by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL), one of the nation's largest nonpartisan seniors groups, found that 52% of seniors strongly favor, and another 30% somewhat favor, raising the Social Security maximum taxable wage base. In addition, 87% support banning the use of earnings from jobs worked under invalid and fraudulent Social Security numbers by unauthorized immigrant workers to determine entitlement to Social Security and other federal benefits.

Why raise the maximum? In 1993 the taxable maximum was eliminated for Medicare payroll taxes. Yet currently, workers who earn more than $113,700 pay no Social Security taxes at all on earnings over that amount. “That includes every Member of Congress and President Obama,” notes TSCL Chairman Larry Hyland. The “tax max” increases annually by the growth in national average wages.

Low and middle-income earners pay taxes on all of their earnings. In recent years, however, the share of total wages earned in the U.S. and subject to Social Security payroll tax has declined because the earnings of the most highly paid workers have grown rapidly. Most of the proposals to increase the taxable maximum would also raise benefits of the affected workers by counting earnings above the old cap in the benefit formula. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that eliminating the taxable maximum would extend the Social Security solvency as much as 50 years.

Why ban the use of earnings from unauthorized work to determine Social Security benefits? Under current law Social Security uses all earnings to calculate Social Security benefits. That means earnings of unauthorized immigrants from jobs worked under invalid
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Newly-Released SSA Data Reveals a Record Number of People Received Social Security Disability Benefits in May of 2013
2. Top Rhinoplasty NYC Facial Plastic Surgeon Sam Rizk, MD, FACS, Sees Surge in Cosmetic Surgery Requests as a Result of Social Media
3. Sport-Social Hosts Block Party for Kids in Las Vegas
4. Cognitions Bridge Suite Now Includes Real Life Strategy and Intelligence Games That are Fun to Play and Develop Cognitive and Social Skills
5. Virginia Beach Plastic Surgeon Uses Social Media for Good Cause
6. NTU designs social media and web system that can predict dengue hotspots
7. FuneralFinancials.com Gives Advice Regarding Social Media
8. South Bay Vascular Center and Vein Institute Launches Social Media Campaign to Promote Foot Health Awareness, and Gives Tips to Keep Feet Healthy
9. Taunton Attorneys Help Seekonk Man Receive over $78,000 in Past-Due Social Security Disability Benefits
10. Birmingham Maple Clinic Reports that Positive Social Support and Strong Mental Health Key to Positive Elective Mastectomy Outcomes
11. Youth Social Engagement Platform Rocket21 Partners with One Million Bones to Send High School Youth Activist Team to Washington, D.C.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the popular online supplier of elegant ... strand woven bamboo floors to its product catalogue. ... for the new items; the current discount is up ... great shopping season. Therefore, BamboofloorChina.com spares no energy to ... All practical items offered by BamboofloorChina.com are in stock ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Marybeth Cale, owner of Cale Communications , a public ... small village of Rhinebeck, New York, has announced the launch ... has expanded the business to incorporate a new scope of ... Those services will include group trainings and workshops on a ... clients all over the country. , Workshops address topics ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 17, 2014 Operation Smile was founded “on ... of a facial deformity.” To spread their message and mission, ... 2014, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. ... worldwide whose lives have been forever transformed by the efforts ... involved with Operation Smile,” said Lynda Erkiletian, Executive Director of ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... On Friday, September 12, Jusuru International ... an accompanying mobile application, the grand-opening of their ... their sales force, and their sponsorship of the ... national convention, Rise to Enterprise 2014 (R2E14). , ... Regency Orange County was treated to a new ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... September 16, 2014 Pulmonary Hypertension Association Travels ... Education Forum for PH Patients and Families to Help Fight ... – the country’s leading pulmonary hypertension association that works to ... a disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of ... treatment, mean survivability is only 2.8 years. , What:, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BamboofloorChina.com Announces Its Promotion For Strand Woven Bamboo Floors 2Health News:Mompreneur Marybeth Cale of Cale Communications Announces Launch Of Life Coaching And Workshop Business 2Health News:James & Paula Coburn Foundation to Host the 2014 Smile Gala, Presented by Operation Smile 2Health News:New Products Announced at Jusuru International’s R2E14 National Convention 2Health News:New Products Announced at Jusuru International’s R2E14 National Convention 3Health News:New Products Announced at Jusuru International’s R2E14 National Convention 4Health News:Pulmonary Hypertension Association Travels to San Diego for PHA On The Road to Help Fight Rare Lung Disease 2Health News:Pulmonary Hypertension Association Travels to San Diego for PHA On The Road to Help Fight Rare Lung Disease 3
... the House of Commons vote to impose a ban on smoking ... of researchers measured the air quality, using a portable monitor in ... smoking was permitted. The study revealed that the quality of air ... inhaled, would cause harm to the health. ,Dr Richard ...
... An outbreak of cholera was first reported in the Luanda ... nearly 652 cases of cholera// and 22 cholera related deaths ... the latest health report published by the World Health Organization, ... reported over the past 24 hours. 8 municipalities have been ...
... show that about one in 100 11-year-olds had taken a ... one in 10 of 15-year-olds// have taken hard drugs. There ... They take illegal drugs such as cocaine which has created ... The survey was carried out among England's 3.4 million secondary ...
... has developed a technique which uses plastidial transformation which ... from tobacco plants. HSA is an intravenous protein most ... ,It is mainly used to stabilize blood volume ... used for haemorrhages, burns, surgical operations or when the ...
... have joined forces to create an Internet-based training ... postgraduate degrees while continuing to work. ... early March, will create online courses for vets ... science-for-development network. ,African vets urgently need ...
... at the 5th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-5) have called ... and advances made in the field. Doctors and patient groups ... to new drugs like Herceptin that could help prolong their ... in reconstructive surgery and radiation therapy are available to women ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alternate ways to produce HAS from tobacco plants 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 A study led by St. ... chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors ... appears in September 17 edition of the journal ... are at highest risk for reduced sperm production as ... of pre-treatment fertility preservation methods such as sperm banking. ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Ill. , Sept. 16, 2014 ... new director of Business Communications & Advocacy, Urology ... President, Business Communications & Advocacy Margaret Long. In this ... commitment to urology to patient and advocacy organizations, ... teams on key strategic initiatives. Noland,s appointment is ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dan ... GWM Products, LLC, manufacturer of the RTD ® ... plan to expand its sales presence in the U.S. ... hiring and training direct field sales representatives in new ... The company plans to add up to 20 sales ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Improved risk identification will aid fertility preservation in young male cancer patients 2Improved risk identification will aid fertility preservation in young male cancer patients 3Improved risk identification will aid fertility preservation in young male cancer patients 4Christy Noland to Lead Urology Advocacy and Communications for Astellas 2GWM Products, LLC, announces U.S. market expansion. Dan York added as Director of Sales as part of nationwide growth initiative. 2
... Va., Oct. 30 CEL-SCI Corporation,(Amex: CVM ) ... at the Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference ... 5-7, 2007. The presentation,will be focused on its Phase ... product seeking to become a new first line standard ...
... the Potential ... INDIANAPOLIS and MUMBAI, India, Oct. 30 Eli,Lilly and Company ... into an,agreement with Glenmark Pharmaceuticals S.A. (GPSA) a wholly owned,subsidiary ... agreement, Lilly will acquire the rights to a portfolio of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CEL-SCI to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference 2Lilly and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announce License Agreement 2Lilly and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announce License Agreement 3Lilly and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announce License Agreement 4Lilly and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announce License Agreement 5
... concave seats and standard-sized backrests with ... seats, backrests, armrests, and casters and ... for the following environments: industry, education, ... care and office. • With tubular ...
... ergonomic chairs with concave seats ... support • Select options like ... and glides. • BTT/1P chairs ... environments: industry, education, laboratory, clean ...
... ergonomic chairs with concave seats ... support • Select options like ... and glides. • BTT/1P chairs ... environments: industry, education, laboratory, clean ...
... chairs with concave seats and large ... options like seats, backrests, armrests, and ... BE Series for top performance in ... education, laboratory, clean room, static control, ...
Medicine Products: