Extra Social Security payments in July 2023: in which states are they awarded and what are the dates?
Some Social Security recipients will receive an extra payment this month. Here is a list of states where the money is granted, and when they will be sent.
Each month, the Social Security Administration sends money to a variety of people, including retired workers, survivors, and those who receive health benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income.
In 2023, thanks to the 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) increase, average SSI payments are around $550 a month. The maximum monthly benefit is up to $914 for an individual and $1,371 for a married couple, where both spouses are eligible for the program.
SSI payments are sent monthly by SSA. However, some states supplement the federal SSI benefit with additional payments. Here are the states where these payments are granted and when they are sent.
July 2023 SSI bonus payments: Which states award them and what are the dates?
According to the SSA website, there are 33 states that grant supplemental benefits to those who receive the federal monthly payments from the SSI program. The extra amounts that are sent depend on each state, but come to about $140.
These extra payments are administered in part by the Social Security Administration, while another part is administered by each state. These are the states that send extra SSI payments and are administered by the SSA:
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Meanwhile, these are the states that administer their own extra SSI payments:
When are extra SSI payments sent?
According to the Social Security Administration, these supplemental payments are sent out about the same time as federal payments. According to SSA’s schedule, Employment Security benefits and Supplemental Income payments are sent out on the first day of each month, so the extra payments would arrive during the first few days of the month.
However, there are some exceptions. When the first day of the month falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the SSI payment is advanced and sent on the last Friday of the previous month. This happened this month: because July 1st was a Saturday, this month’s SSI payments were sent out on June 30th.
To have an estimate of when the extra payments would be received, here is the calendar of SSI payments until December.
For more information about these extra Supplemental Security Income payments, we recommend visiting your state’s website or contacting the state agency in charge of these payments.