Taxing Social Security benefits: Where you live makes a difference

Many people already receiving Social Security benefits are painfully aware that the Federal Government may levy income tax on a portion of your benefits, as much as 85% of your benefits depending upon your annual “combined income”. But if you live in one of the 13 states which also tax your Social Security benefits, you will be subject to a double whammy that will take even more of your retirement money. In this Motley Fool article by Sean Williams, he explains how taxation of Social Security works at the Federal level, identifies the states that also tax Social Security income, and even reveals which among those states are the most generous when it comes to exempting Social Security benefits from taxation.  Click here to read more.

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