Are There Taxes On Social Security Benefits?

Are there federal income taxes on your Social Security Benefits. Some people actually are taxed on their disability benefits. It seems unusual, but occurs often that you have to pay taxes on disability benefits. If your total income is high, you will probably have to pay taxes.

How Much of Your Disability Benefits are Taxable?

Fifty percent of your disability benefits may be taxed if your income (total) is more than twenty five thousand dollars a year and less than 34,000. If you are married, your combined income being between 33,000 and 44,000 causes 50% of your benefits to be taxable. 85% of disability benefits are taxable for individuals with income over $34 k, or over $44 k for married couples. Yearly, the Social Security Administration will issue you a Benefit Statement, Form SSA-1099, which shows the amount of benefits you received. This statement is used to calculate the amount of benefits that are taxable. To learn more about the taxable amount of your benefits, you can contact the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and request, or click here to download, Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits. You can elect to have withholding on your disability benefits that are taxable.

Paying taxes on your benefits

Occasionally, people who get Social Security disability benefits have to pay taxes on their benefits. If you are you are not sure if your benefits are taxable, or if you should have to pay taxes on your benefits, we can help.

Social Security Disability Benefits Law Firm

Our Law Firm is experienced in the process of applying for Social Security Disability Benefits. If you need help calculating out how much you can receive in disability benefits, we will help you navigate the difficult journey of getting the benefits you deserve. Our lawyers can help you with denied claims, and more importantly, help you meet all the qualification guidelines so we can prove the extent of your disability to the Social Security Administration before your application is denied. We can help you throughout the entire disability benefits application process. Help for Denied Disability Benefits If your claim for Social Security Disability Benefits is denied, our lawyers will present your case at the hearings, providing a strong defense in an effort to reverse a denied claim. Contact The Rasansky Law Firm for help with your Disability Benefits application or to fight a denied claim.

 

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