Are SSI Benefits Taxable?

April 10, 2018

If you receive Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI) from Social Security because of a disability or your age these benefits are not taxable by the IRS. SSI benefits are intended to help pay for your food, clothing, and shelter and are not subject to Federal income tax. Because of this Social Security does not report [...]

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Working While Receiving SSI Benefits

March 27, 2018

Is it possible to work and receive SSI benefits? It is difficult to work and maintain your eligibility for Supplemental Security Income. Unlike Social Security Disability where you can work and earn up to $860 gross (before taxes are withheld) per month, SSI only allows you to earn $85 gross (before taxes) each month before [...]

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SSI for the Elderly

December 19, 2017

If you are over the age of 65 and have limited income and resources you may be eligible for SSI benefits in addition to any Social Security benefits you may already be receiving. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federally subsidized program for the disabled or elderly that meet certain income requirements. If you qualify, [...]

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