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Social Security disability as a self-employed worker

Social Security disability as a self-employed worker

March 16, 2012 by admin

First, you'll need to have sufficient work history to qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Your time as a self-employed worker certainly will count, as will other time spent as an employee, if applicable. See here for qualification rules :


Note that even after you qualify for disability, there is a five month waiting period before you'll receive money :


Social Security may look more closely at disability claims for self-employed workers. See here for guidance :



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