The SS benefits can be taxable based on the amount of other income being reported on your tax return. The retirement plan distribution is taxable income.
Up to 85% of Social Security Retirement/Disability/Survivors benefits becomes taxable when all your other income plus 1/2 your social security reaches:
- Married Filing Jointly - $32,000
- Single or Head of Household - $25,000
- Married Filing Separately - 0