Is Social Security SSI Taxable?
Will I Be Taxed on My Social Security SSI Benefits? Santa Ana Lawyers
Many people use the term “Social Security” to refer to both “Supplemental Security Income” (SSI) and/or “Social Security Disability Benefits” (SSD or SSDI).
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) pays monthly benefits to low income individuals – who are disabled, blind, or age 65 or older. While Social Security Disability (SSD or SSDI) benefits are paid to workers who have paid Social Security taxes over a sufficiently long period of time.
This article is about SSI (Supplemental Security Income). Santa Ana Lawyers
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Do I Have to File Taxes or Report SSI income on my Taxes? Santa Ana Lawyers
Supplemental Security Income benefits are always completely non-taxable. They do not need to be reported on a tax return.
IRS Publication 907, expressly states: “Social security benefits do not include SSI payments, which are not taxable. Do not include these payments in your income.”
This means that Social Security SSI benefits (unlike Social Security Disability benefits) are completely non-taxable.