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**This scenario was not updated with the 2018 BOND yearly amount ($14,160 for non-blind beneficiaries and $23,640 for blind beneficiaries) or the 2018 Trial Work Period (TWP) amount ($850). The BOND yearly amount and TWP amount used in this scenario are from a previous year.

Part 1 of 4

Cliff, truck driver

Cliff is a truck driver who completed his Trial Work Period (TWP) in 2010. Then he was unable to work for some time. Late in 2011, he started a new job making $3,000 per month. His SSDI benefit was $1,200 per month, so his total monthly income was $4,200. He finished his grace period by the end of 2011.

Monthly Income During Grace Period
Earnings $3,000
SSDI Benefit $1,200
Total monthly income $4,200

Cliff

Cliff

Reduction in estimated annual earnings partway through the year

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