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Subject:  Re: Taxes on Survivor Benefits Date:  1/11/2011  12:33 AM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  111918 of 124795

Anyone know if or how the SS Survivor Benefits should be reported?

A 1099 will be issued in each child's SSN. Benefits are reported on each child's return if the child has a filing requirement. Rules about taxability are the same as for any other SS benefits, so it's unlikely that anything will be taxed.

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