SSI Payments Coming Next Week – Seniors to Receive Up to $1,415

By Ehsteem Arif

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced that the next Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment of $1,415 for eligible seniors is set to arrive soon. Let’s cut into the details of this payment and what it means for recipients.

Payment Details

The SSA has scheduled the next SSI payment for Monday, July 1, ensuring that eligible seniors receive their funds promptly. On average, SSI recipients get about $698 per month, but this amount can vary based on different factors. Here are the specifics:

  • Individuals: Up to $943
  • Couples: Up to $1,415

Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

The $1,415 payment for couples includes a 3.2% increase from the COLA approved last October. The COLA aims to help recipients keep up with inflation and rising living costs. According to the Senior Citizens League (TSCL), next year’s COLA could range between 2.6% and 3.2%. If the 3.2% projection for 2025 holds, the new SSI payments will increase to $973 for individuals and $1,460 for couples.

SSI Payment Schedule

SSI payments are generally distributed on the first of each month unless it falls on a weekend or federal holiday. In such cases, payments are made on the preceding business day. Here’s a quick look at the upcoming payment dates for the rest of the year:

SSI Payment DateSSI Payment Day
July 1stMonday
August 1stThursday
August 30thFriday
October 1stTuesday
November 1stFriday
November 29thFriday

Social Security Payment Dates

For those receiving only Social Security benefits, payments are typically made on the second, third, or fourth Wednesday of each month, based on the beneficiary’s date of birth. This staggered schedule helps manage the distribution process more efficiently.

Benefit Calculation

Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on your average monthly indexed earnings over the 35 years you earned the most. The SSA uses this data to determine your Primary Insurance Amount (PIA). You can view your earnings history and estimate your benefits by logging into your online SSA account.


Special Payments After Retirement

Even after you retire, you might receive payments for work you completed before retirement. These are known as special payments and include various types of earnings such as:

  • Bonuses
  • Sick leave or vacation pay
  • Severance pay
  • Back pay
  • Standby pay
  • Sales commissions
  • Deferred compensation reported on a W-2 form

For self-employed individuals, any net income earned after the first year of retirement that results from work done before retirement also counts as special payments. Examples include:

  • Farm program payments
  • Income from carryover crops
  • Business income where the owner does not perform significant services

These payments do not generally affect your Social Security benefits, allowing you to receive what you’re entitled to without deductions.

Knowing your SSI and Social Security benefits can help you better plan your finances and ensure you receive all the funds you’re eligible for. Stay informed about upcoming payments and any potential adjustments to make the most of your benefits.



When will the next SSI payment be made?

The next SSI payment will be on Monday, July 1.

How much will couples receive in the next SSI payment?

Eligible couples will receive $1,415.


What is the COLA increase included in the current SSI payment?

The COLA increase included is 3.2%.

How are Social Security benefits calculated?

Benefits are based on your average monthly indexed earnings over 35 years.


Do special payments affect my Social Security benefits?

No, special payments do not generally affect your Social Security benefits.


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Ehsteem Arif

A tax law expert with a knack for breaking down complex regulations into digestible insights. Ehsteem's articles on the tax news blog offer invaluable guidance to readers navigating changes in tax legislation.

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