Is a Social Security survivor's benefit taxable income?

Answer This is not a simple "yes" or "no" question. Benefits to minor children are usually not taxed, unless the child exceeds the income levels set by the IRS. Adult benefits usually are not taxed if Soc... Read More »

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Are social security survivors'benefits taxable?

According to the Social Security Administration, taxes may have to be paid on social security benefits, depending on your benefits, income level and tax filing status. As of May 2010, the SSA noted... Read More »

Are social security benefits taxable as income?

Social Security benefits may be subject to federal income taxes if your total taxable income exceeds certain limits. However, as of 2010 no more than 85 percent of your Social Security benefits can... Read More »

Are Social Security taxes deductible from taxable income?

Wage earners cannot deduct Social Security taxes withheld by their employers. If you are self-employed, you can deduct half of the self-employment tax, which includes Social Security and Medicare p... Read More »

Are social security retirement benefits taxable income?

According to the U.S. Government, Social Security benefits may be taxable if you file your taxes as an individual with above $25,000 of 'combined income'. If you are married and filing jointly, you... Read More »