When Am I Eligible To Receive Full Retirement Benefits? Full benefits are available between the ages of 65 and 67, depending on your birth date (benefits continue to grow to age 70). Use the following table to determine the age you qualify for full retirement benefits.
Tax on Social Security Social Security benefits are taxable as income (including tax free income) reaches the following levels:
Retirement Earnings Limit If you begin to collect Social Security benefits before full retirement age, you can earn wages up to $21,240 for 2023. If your earnings exceed this amount your benefits are reduced $1 for every $2 above $21,240.
Checking Your Benefit You may check your benefits online at the Social Security website. Check the statement to be sure your wages have been credited properly. Mistakes happen!
Beware! In spite of all the estimates provided, the following caveat is included on the Social Security website.