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Generally speaking, the income that you receive as an adult foster parent or caregiver is not considered "earned income" & therefore is not taxable and is not disqualifying income for purposes of SSDI. The stipend is consider a payment for the support of the patient and not of the "caregiver".
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You can always call your local Social Security Office to confirm your particular payment from Massachusetts, but that is what we have learned from similar inquires in the past.
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