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Wasn't sure why I haven't received my SSA-1099 and if I have

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Wasn't sure why I haven't received my SSA-1099 for 2015 and if I have to include that in my return filing
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Customer: I recieved SSDI in 2015 and wondered if I should have recieved my SSA-1099
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 9 months ago.

If you are getting social security benefits - including disability benefits - you should have reporting form SSA-1099.

Expert:  Lev replied 9 months ago.

Whether social security benefits are taxable depends on your other taxable income.
If you specify amounts of other taxable and income and social security benefits - I will verify if you need to file the tax return and if you have any tax liability.

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Here is a simple test.

- take a half of social security benefits- PLUS other taxable income

- if the total is less than $25000 (for singles) or $32,000 (for married couples filing jointly) - none of social security benefits would be taxable

- if the total is more than the threshold - we would need to use a special worksheet to determine the taxable portion.

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