Social Security Benefits – Are They Subject to Tax?

In Common Tax Questions by Sarah E. Martello

You, like many other Social Security recipients may be wondering whether your 2011 benefits are taxable. All Social Security recipients should receive a Form SSA-1099 from the Social Security Administration which shows the total amount of their benefits. You can use this information in addition to the following to determine if your benefits are taxable: Did you receive other income? …