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I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

I received an award from US Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. My attorney received his 25% and I received my award. Is this money taxable?

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Level 6

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

Awards from this fund are for personal injury and are not taxable.

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Level 2

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

The money came from a lawsuit, because my brother was killed on 9/11.  Is this money still tax-free?
Level 1

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

has this been impacted by the Trump tax law?
Level 6

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

This has not been changed by the new tax law.
Level 1

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

Is there a ruling from the IRS on this, or something else in writing that we can rely upon?
Level 6

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

Awards from this fund are for personal injury and are not taxable.

Level 4

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

I am curious to know if you were part of just round 2 of the distribution, and if you in fact received 5% of the 8.5 million judgement? Did you receive this payout right at the beginning of January? When were you notified what amount you were going to receive? Did the money go through an account set up by your attorney? 

Level 6

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

Hi , I am the daughter of a 9/11 victim . I am wondering if you ever received an answer to you question as I have the same tax question and no one seems to know the answer 

Level 6

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

Hi, did you ever get a response on this. I am wondering the same.

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I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

According to the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund, this money is paid out as compensatory damages for victims of terrorism. In a wrongful death case, the damages are caused by personal physical injuries, which the IRS does not tax. As MinhT responded above, this money isn't taxable. I'm sorry for your loss. 

 

 

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Level 6

I received money from U.S Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. 25% went to attorney fees and I received the balance. Is this money taxable?

Thk u.... i wonder if the same hold true in a state level ??? New york? Thank you for your condolences.❤