If you go to work you may have expenses that you wouldn't have if you weren't working. If any of your work expenses are caused by your disability, you may be able to increase your SSI benefit amount by up to 50% of the cost of the work expenses by claiming them as Impairment Related Work Expenses, or IRWEs. (The actual benefit increase amount depends on many variables. Use WorkWORLD to describe "What-If?" situations and find out how your SSI benefit will be affected in your circumstances.)
If you are blind, you may be able to increase your benefit amount by up to 100% for these and all of your work expenses, whether they are disability-related or not, by claiming them as Blind Work Expenses (BWE).
If you have a Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS), you may be able to increase your benefit amount by up to 100% of your total work expenses, whether they are disability-related or not, by including them in your PASS.
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