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cmh3837
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The turbo tax site says if you received SSI that you don't need to file a simple tax return but there is nothing on the SSA web page saying that. How do I know TurboTax is right

 
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xmasbaby0
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The turbo tax site says if you received SSI that you don't need to file a simple tax return but there is nothing on the SSA web page saying that. How do I know TurboTax is right

Social Security and Stimulus Payments

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm967

 

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

The turbo tax site says if you received SSI that you don't need to file a simple tax return but there is nothing on the SSA web page saying that. How do I know TurboTax is right

What do you receive?  Social Security benefits for which you receive a SSA1099 each year----or SSI--Supplemental Security Income?  They are not the same thing.    And they are not being handled the same way for the stimulus check.

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AND SSI?

https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/text-over-ussi.htm

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