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Some people who get Social Security must pay federal income taxes on their benefits. But, no one pays taxes on more than 85 percent of their Social Security benefits.
If you file a joint return, you must pay taxes if you and your spouse have “combined income” of more than $32,000. If you are married and file a separate return, you probably will have to pay taxes on your benefits.
“Combined income” includes your pension income, tax-exempt interest income and half of your Social Security benefits. Half your SS and SSDI is $16708, then adding your pension amount $10300 you have combined income of $27008.
Your income is below the amount for joint filing and paying tax on your benefits.
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