I tried to post this earlier but it said a moderator had to review it first and it never showed up so I will try again.
I applied for SS at age 62 and my first check will arrive in october 2019 this month. My old company has called me up asking me to do some work.
My only earnings in 2019 have been $5600 made in January 2019 nothing in Q2 or Q3. I know the annual earnings cap is $17640.
I have conflicting advice from SS as it related to the partial year on SS
One SS advisor said I can only earn $1470 a month once I apply for SS during my partial year on SS. So she says all I can earn is $1470 a month or face giving back some of the SS based on october november and december earnings that go over that monthly limit
Another advisor said I can earn up to $12,000 in the months of Oct Nov and December as that will not take me over the annual limit and being a partial year SS does not enter into it.
What is the real case for me? I don't want to suspend my filing .
In the case of a partial year on SS with my earning only being $5600 prior to filing what can i really earn these last three months and not impact my SS.