TN 5 (04-90)

RS 01301.170 One-Half Support — Corroboration of Periodic Benefit Amounts

A. PROCEDURE

Corroborate the amount of periodic benefits alleged by a claimant.

Ask the claimant for documentary evidence showing the monthly amount throughout the support period if “other payments are involved”.

Contact the appropriate agency for verification if the claimant is unable to submit evidence.

B. EXAMPLES

1. Other Payments

Benefits from:

  • RRB

  • VA

  • Civil Service

  • State retirement systems

  • Allowance or allotment from a service department

  • Welfare payment (see RS 01301.090)

2. Evidence

  • Notice of payment

  • A check still in the claimant's possesion

  • A record of bank deposits


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0301301170
RS 01301.170 - One-Half Support -- Corroboration of Periodic Benefit Amounts - 09/07/1996
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/07/1996