Identification Number:
DI 10501 TN 13
Intended Audience:See Transmittal Sheet
Originating Office:ORDP ORDES
Title:General - SGA
Type:POMS Transmittals
Program:Title XVI (SSI),Disability
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PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEM
Part DI – Disability Insurance
Chapter 105 – Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)
Subchapter 01 – General - SGA
Transmittal No. 13, 12/28/2018

Audience

PSC: CA, CS, DE, DEC, DTE, ICDS, IES, ISRA, RECONR, SCPS, TSA, TST;
OCO-OEIO: BET, CR, CTE, CTE TE, ERE, FCR, FDE, RECONE, RECOVR;
OCO-ODO: BET, CST, DE, DEC, DS, RCOVTA, RECONE, RECONR, RECOVR;
ODD-DDS: DDS;
FO/TSC: CS, CS TII, CS TXVI, CSR, CTE, DRT, FR, OA, OS, RR, TA, TSC-CSR;

Originating Component

ORDES

Effective Date

Upon Receipt

Background

Update the section to include 2019 calendar year SGA amounts.

Summary of Changes

DI 10501.015 Tables of SGA Earnings Guidelines and Effective Dates Based on Year of Work Activity

Update the charts to include 2019 calendar year SGA amounts.

DI 10501.015 Tables of SGA Earnings Guidelines and Effective Dates Based on Year of Work Activity

A. Policy — Table 1 — Blind1 and Nonblind Individuals Before 1978

For Month(s):

“Countable earnings” of employees indicate SGA and “countable income” of the self-employed is “substantial” if the amount averages more per month than:

In calendar year 1977

$240

In calendar year 1976

$230

In calendar years before 1976

$200

1 SGA Earnings Guidelines apply to blind title II individuals only; blind individuals under title XVI are not subject to any SGA limitations.

B. Policy — Table 2 — Nonblind Individuals Only

For Month(s):

“Countable earnings” of employees indicate SGA and “countable income” of the self-employed is “substantial” if the amount averages more per month than:

In calendar year 2019

$1220

In calendar year 2018

$1180

In calendar year 2017

$1170

In calendar year 2016

$1130

In calendar year 2015

$1090

In calendar year 2014

$1070

In calendar year 2013

$1040

In calendar year 2012

$1010

In calendar year 2011

$1000

In calendar year 2010

$1000

In calendar year 2009

$980

In calendar year 2008

$940

In calendar year 2007

$900

In calendar year 2006

$860

In calendar year 2005

$830

In calendar year 2004

$810

In calendar year 2003

$800

In calendar year 2002

$780

In calendar year 2001

$740

In July 1999 – December 2000

$700

In January 1990 - June 1999

$500

In calendar year1980-1989

$300

In calendar year 1979 $280

In calendar year 1978

$260

C. Policy — Table 3 — Blind1 Individuals Only

For Calendar Years:

“Countable earnings” of employees indicate SGA and “countable income” of the self-employed is “substantial” if the amount averages more per month than:

2019

$2040

2018

$1970

2017

$1950

2016

$1820

2015

$1820

2014

$1800

2013

$1740

2012

$1690

2011

$1640

2010

$1640

2009

$1640

2008

$1570

2007

$1500

2006

$1450

2005

$1380

2004

$1350

2003

$1330

2002

$1300

2001

$1240

2000

$1170

1999

$1110

1998

$1050

1997

$1000

1996

$960

1995

$940

1994

$930

1993

$880

1992

$850

1991

$810

1990

$780

1989

$740

1988

$700

1987

$680

1986

$650

1985

$610

1984

$580

1983

$550

1982

$500

1981

$459

1980

$417

1979 $375

1978

$334

1 SGA Earnings Guidelines apply to blind title II individuals only; blind individuals under title XVI are not subject to any SGA limitations.


DI 10501 TN 13 - General - SGA - 12/28/2018