Started working reported this to ssi took all my paperwork to local social security office
If I am understanding you correctly, SSI took your tax refund to repay an overpayment, even though you are making monthly payments? Social Security is entitled to recover an overpayment, whether it is from ongoing benefits or other benefits paid to your by the government (i.e. tax refunds). So I doubt you'll have luck getting that back. You could contact your local office to see if it can lower your monthly repayment amount, due to the fact it took your tax refund though. It might be willing to work with you.
I agree with my colleague. If you had an overpayment, the IRS has the right to use your tax refund to apply to the overpayment. If that is your case, you will have difficulty getting your taxes back. If that is not your situation, you can consult a lawyer to try and recover your tax refund. To find a lawyer, select the "Find a lawyer" link at the top of the page and select the social security link. If money is a concern for you, you can filter the results by lawyers who offer free consultations.
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