Are SSI Benefits Taxable?

July 23, 2019

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 in California

May 28, 2019

A common question for residents of the State of California receiving SSI benefits is: “Why didn’t I get a raise this year?” The reason for this is that the Governor of California suspended the Cost of Living Increase (COLA). How did this happen? If you receive SSI benefits in California you may be receiving payment [...]

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SSI Basics

May 21, 2019

Supplemental Security Income or SSI, is a program administered by the Social Security Administration. It is intended to provide income to those in need for food, clothing, and shelter. This benefit is paid to disabled individuals or the elderly (over the age of 65), that meet the income requirements for the program. The income requirements [...]

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