Does Congress pay Social Security taxes?

Answer According to the AARP website, as of Jan. 1, 1984, all members of Congress pay into the Social Security system. Additionally, all federal employees must pay into Social Security, including the pres... Read More »

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Does Social Security& Medicaid count toward federal taxes?

Social Security and Medicare taxes withheld from your paycheck are not credited to your federal tax liability. These amounts are considered a contribution to your future benefits under the Social S... Read More »

Can Congress take a 401(k) simple retirement for Social Security?

Absolutely not. This rumor began in 2008 when professor Teresa Ghilarducci gave congressional testimony advocating that investors be allowed to voluntarily cash out their 401ks and IRAs and place t... Read More »

When does a senior citizen on Social Security stop filing taxes?

Social Security is considered income by the federal government. You must determine each year if you need to pay taxes on your pension, Social Security and retirement benefits income by comparing th... Read More »

At what age does social security disability become regular social security?

The Social Security Administration provides disability benefits to individuals who are unable to work due to a medical condition and retirement benefits to those who are age 65 and older. Disabilit... Read More »