IRWEImpairment Related Work Expenses
IRWEIncome-Related Work Expense (US SSA)
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Even though you paid $350 in IRWE, you have kept $1,533--substantially more than you earned or would have received in SSDI benefits alone.
SSA explains IRWE as follows: "The costs of certain impairment-related items and services that a person needs to work are deducted from gross earnings in figuring SGA, even if these items and services are also needed for nonwork activities.
The IRWE provision has the potential for being a significant resource for educators and rehabilitation personnel to assist people with severe disabilities in securing meaningful employment.
This expense was discussed with Bill's SSA case representative and was allowed as an IRWE because the transportation cost was related to his disability (i.