Do I have to file federal and state taxes if I’m on Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

by Anthony R. Deutsch, CPA | Mar 17, 2017
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Based on the question, if the only income the individual has is Social Security income, no federal or Pennsylvania returns would be required. Social Security income is only taxable if the taxpayer’s modified adjusted gross income is above the amounts listed in this article published on the IRS’s website. Pennsylvania does not tax Social Security benefits.

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Answered by: Anthony R. Deutsch, CPA, is with Siana, Carr, O’Connor & Lynam LLP in Paoli, Pa.
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