Certain SSI notices dated July 29, 2002, and later, include computation worksheets
that explain how we compute payment amounts for individuals who have no income or
certain unearned income. Certain SSI notices dated January 28, 2003, and later, also
include computation worksheets for earned income. All of these situations can appear
together in one notice with worksheets.
Computation worksheets for eligible couples are included in notices dated July 7,
2003, and later.
We made these changes to notices to comply with the Ford et al. v. Apfel court case, which is a nationwide class action lawsuit.
Computation worksheets for more complex situations will continue to be added in the
NOTE: Follow the special notice procedures in NL
01001.010 if the notice will be sent to a claimant, beneficiary, or representative payee who
alleges being blind or visually impaired.