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This year I was put on SS Disability. I have 4 grandchildren…

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This year I was put on SS Disability. I have 4 grandchildren that I provide over 50% of their welfare and claimed them last year when I only worked 4 months. Is there any problem with my income status change as far as the children?

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61 years old, one year before medicaid and 4 yrs till Medicare

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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

SS Disability is usually not taxable income unless you have other substantial income. If your ONLY income is from SS Disability, you would not be required to file a tax return/claim your grandchildren as dependents.

You were able to claim them last year because you worked for 4 months.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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