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I provide care under a Medicaid Home & Community Based Service

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I provide care under a Medicaid Home & Community Based Service waiver program
I have been informed that the Medicaid Waiver payments will not be counted as federal taxable income
How will this effect my Social Security as I now receive an increase each year for working
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 1 year ago.
HelloBecause the amount is not taxable it will also not be taxable for Social Security or Medicare. You would no longer add to your SS but you will not be paying tax on the income either.