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Can I fill out application for survivor benefits on line

I am going to SS office tomorrow and would like to fill out the application for survivior benefits before I go to the office and take the form with me. May I fill out the form on line and take it with me tomorrow. I will be 60 next month and plan on applying for my Husband's ss he passed in 2006. I am still working and wonder how much I will be taxed making more than 15000 a year. Thank-you


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Currently, you can sign up for many benefits (retirement, spousal, disability) online, but survivor benefits are not listed as one of them.

http://www.ssa.gov/onlineservices/#a0=0

To sign up for survivor benefits, you'll need several documents such as death certificate, your birth certificate etc.

http://www.ssa.gov/survivorplan/howtoapply.htm#ht=1

If you are younger than full retirement age during all of 2013, the SSA will deduct $1 from your benefits for each $2 you earned above $15,120 (although you can effectively get it back later at full retirement age).

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10069.html#a0=0

You may want to delay initiation of survivor benefits, especially while still working, as each month of delay will increase your monthly benefit.

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