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Are social security benefits considered community income

do I have to declare my spouse's social security  as part of my community income

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MaryK1
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Are social security benefits considered community income

No, social security is not community income.  Per IRS:

Social security benefits.

Treat social security and equivalent railroad retirement benefits as the income of the spouse who receives the benefits.



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MaryK1
Level 9

Are social security benefits considered community income

No, social security is not community income.  Per IRS:

Social security benefits.

Treat social security and equivalent railroad retirement benefits as the income of the spouse who receives the benefits.



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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
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