To ask for reconsideration, fill out and file Form SSA-561-U2 with Social Security. On the form, explain
If Social Security says you earned more than you actually did, include copies of your paycheck stubs as proof of what you really earned. Keep copies for yourself.
On the form, you will have to say how you want the case to be handled. You can ask for a case review, an informal conference, or a formal conference.
You can also
- give Social Security new information about your situation, and
- bring other people with you to help explain your case.
The worker will decide if you have to pay back the money.