Social Security SSDI/SSI new SGA thresholds amount for 2020

Just wanted to share some changes to the social security administration (SSA) allowance and SSI benefits amounts that started on January 1, 2020. These amounts will increase every year on January 1st.

SSDI: Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) amount allowed per month: $1,260.00 Important to know this if you are working part time earning wages.

If you are Deafblind on SSDI: the SGA amount allowed per month: $2,110.00

Full SSI amount for an individual in Vermont is now $835.04

If you are on SSI or SSDI and are interested in becoming employed, or have questions, feel free to reach out to our Vocational Rehabilitation services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. You can contact me to get started: Bill Hudson, Statewide Coordinator of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.

bill.hudson@vermont.gov or video phone: 802-881-0125