Are SSI Benefits Taxable?

August 15, 2017

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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SSI Disability Benefits for Children

July 18, 2017

If you have a child suffering from a medical condition you may be able to receive Supplemental Security Income benefits for your child. The condition is not limited to medical diseases but can include behavioral and learning disorders. If your child meets the medical requirements for SSI, your household will also have to meet certain [...]

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Working While Receiving SSI Benefits

January 24, 2017

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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