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This depends on the type of benefits you're receiving. There are quite strict earnings (wage) limits if you're receiving Social Security disability or SSI benefits.
I'll assume you're talking about Social Security retirement or survivor benefits. In this case, only earnings before the month you reach full retirement age (FRA) count towards your annual limit. If you work the entire year, the SSA will use this formula to determine how much your benefit must be reduced:
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