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Social Security Payment Checks

From the Social Security Handbook


  • assignment or transfer prohibited, §129
  • change of address, §123
  • child payments, §132
  • direct deposit, §122
  • endorsement, §124
  • expedited payments, §130
  • husband/wife payments, §131
  • issuer, §120
  • lost or stolen, §123
  • mailing, §123
  • overpayment, refund of benefits, §135
  • received outside the U.S., §123
  • return of, §134

Payment dates, §121



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