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Social Security Administration FAR BEHIND in Mail Processing

A new report that emerged today from the Office of the Inspector General - Social Security Administration shows that the SS Office is way behind in processing mail due to Covid -19.

CNBC 07/29/2021 - 07/29/2021 Still waiting on a Social Security benefit application or new card? New... 


Key points in the linked article

  • The Social Security Administration shut down in-person services in March 2020 in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • A report from the Office of the Inspector General finds that the agency still has a backlog of mail.
  • In some cases, that may have delayed benefit processing or the deployment of new cards.

The SSA is not the only government agency that is buried in paperwork and far behind - the IRS is also.

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