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Social Security Administration-SSA

Last Updated March 19, 2009


Government operated organization that handles retirement and disability  payments for Americans.

    • Functions of the SSA include the following:
    • Collecting social security contributions on behalf of individuals. These amounts are withheld from employee’s salary/income by employers and remitted to the SSA
    • Pay retirement, disability and survivors benefits to workers and their families and administer the Supplemental Security Income program


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