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tuac777
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What percent should I have withheld from my social security check for tax purposes

 
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DoninGA
Level 15

What percent should I have withheld from my social security check for tax purposes

Go to this IRS website to read about the tax withholding estimator and a link for same - https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-withholding-estimator-helps-retirees-figures-tax-on-social-security...

TomD8
Level 15

What percent should I have withheld from my social security check for tax purposes

Social Security rules state that you can have 7, 10, 12 or 22 percent of your monthly benefit withheld for taxes.  Only these percentages can be withheld. Flat dollar amounts are not accepted.

**Answers are correct to the best of my ability but do not constitute tax or legal advice.**

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