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My husband is on disability from the railroad and is

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My husband is on disability from the railroad and is recieving disability. The railroad stated that he does not have to file income taxes on this. I have found out that if I earn a income that he will have to file and pay on those taxes. My question is: Is it 40,000 combined income or if I just earn 40,000 in income not including his disability payments
Hello and thank you for using Just Answer. Was your husband railroad payment reported on Form RRB-1099?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Report 50% of his railroad benefits with your wages. If 50% of his benefits and your wages is between $32,000 and $44,000 up to 50% of his railroad benefits are taxable. If combined income is above $44,000, 85% of his railroad benefits are taxable.
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