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Do I need pay tax on my social security? It's the only income I had in 2015. My benefits are less than 20k. My age is 63.
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Social Security Expert: Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney replied 2 years ago
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Hi! You should NOT have to pay taxes on your income if you are single or if you are married filing jointly and your spouse has no or limited income - given that your income is less than 20K. Your "combined income", as per this page, would mean no SS is taxed, if you meet that threshhold.

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Social Security Expert: Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney replied 2 years ago

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Social Security Expert: Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney replied 2 years ago

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