Will unemployment benefits affect my SSD SSDI SSI disability benefits?

The following answer is from: https://faq.ssa.gov/link/portal/34011/34019/Article/3741/Will-unemployment-benefits-affect-my-Social-Security-benefits

Social Security does not count unemployment benefits as earnings. They do not affect retirement benefits.

However, income from Social Security may reduce your unemployment compensation. Contact your state unemployment office for information on how your state applies the reduction.

The following answer is Attorney Walter Hnot’s annotated response to the previous answer. 


There are multiple state and federal agencies that affect this, so please contact us with your financial figures.