When did Social Security benefits become taxable under the IRS?

Answer President Reagan signed and made into law a specific amendment passed by Congress that applied to the taxation of Social Security benefits for the first time in 1983. Social Security had been exemp... Read More »

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Are both retirement benefits and Social Security Disability insurance benefits taxable?

SS retirement benefits ARE taxable - SS disability benefits MAY be taxable depending upon circumstances. See the Related Link below.

Why are Social Security benefits taxable?

The Social Security program began withholding contributions from paychecks in 1937. However, the benefits were considered tax-free until 1984. New attitudes toward Social Security payments and new ... Read More »

IRC Taxable Social Security Benefits?

You might have to pay taxes on some or all of your social security benefits according to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). You may have to pay taxes on some of your social security or none of it, de... Read More »

Are Massachusetts Social Security benefits taxable?

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue reports that as of 2010, Social Security benefits are not subject to Massachusetts state income tax. However, the federal income tax on Social Security benef... Read More »