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As of 2014, Social Security benefits can be taxable and typically depend on whether an individual receives income from other sources. Individuals whose sole source of income is Social Security are typically not taxed, wh... More »

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Beneficiaries can instruct the Social Security Administration to withhold 7, 10, 15 or 25 percent in taxes from their monthly payments. These are the only withholding amounts available, and beneficiaries can?t select fla... More »

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No more than 85 percent of any taxpayer's Social Security benefits may be taxed. Eighty-five percent is not the tax rate but rather the percentage of benefits subjected to income tax. More »

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