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Social security implements seven new rules for 2013

CREATED Feb. 4, 2013

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WASHINGTON - The social security administration has implemented new rules for 2013. The changes include the end of paper checks, and a variety of resources being moved online.

The seven changes put into effect this year include -

The 2-year payroll tax cut ends, a higher payroll tax cap, more online services, reduced office hours for social security offices, paper checks will end, higher earnings limit and bigger payments.

For more information you can call 1-800-772-1213 or visit www.socialsecurity.gov.

You can also speak with someone about the Go Direct Express Debit Card by calling 1-877-212-9991 or visit www.godirect.org.

You can find more information on the changes here.