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My only income is my ss check, Im single, $13,188 and my benefits

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my only income is my ss check, Im single, $13,188 and my benefits are $14,446.80, do I have to file?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 6 months ago.
No, you do not need to file income tax return because your benefits are less than $25,000.00 and thus not taxable. See Publication 501 and 915 for more information:

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