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Hello, there is an elderly gentlemen on SSI? Does he still pay the local per capita tax bill-school district?

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They are saying his per capita tax bill-school district which is $258.50. the question is simple please. since he is on SSI does he pay this?

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I need to know what state. His being on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) alone doesn't exempt this (in any state's school district that I'm aware of.)

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Age, is typically what drives these exemptions

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Also clarify that you DO know the difference between SSI, SSDI and Social Security retirement.

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The main difference between Social Security Disability ( SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is the fact that SSDI is available to workers who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits, while SSI disability benefits are available to low-income individuals who have either never worked or who haven't earned enough work credits to qualify for SSDI.

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 5 months ago

Exonerations from the Per Capita Tax and Occupation Tax vary per each district, and state. So again, please let me know what jurisdiction you're talking about

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