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SSA-1099 LUMP SUM PAYMENT

ON A SSA-1099 LUMP SUM PAYMENT ARE THE ATTORNEY FEES TO BE INCLUDED IN THE AMOUNT PAID TO ME?

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SSA-1099 LUMP SUM PAYMENT

Any attorney fees related to your SSA-1099 that are reported in your SSA-1099 will be shown in the Box 3 description.

 

The fees were paid directly to your attorney by the Social Security Administration, the amount will be shown in the description for Box 3 of the form, and already deducted from Box 5.  You use the Box 5 amount as the taxable amount for your tax return.

 

This section of IRS Publication 915 has the explanations for what is included in each box of your SS....

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