<<To which Piz replied:You already get taxed twice on your Social Security benefits. If nothing else, that gives Congress a precedent to go on.>>Dividends get taxed twice, too. Now the precedent is even stronger!<<How do I get taxed twice on my SS benefits? I'm really just curious. When I pay into the system, I always thought fed and state taxes were based on post FICA income. Excuse my ignorance in this matter...Mark >>Nope. Pre-FICA income.