Social Security Administration-SSA

Definition

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

 

Referring Cite

www.ssa.gov

Additional Helpful Information

Helpful information from the SSA include the following: