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Author: vkg Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121316  
Subject: Re: Taxes on SS Benefits Date: 4/9/2013 4:11 PM
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Social Security is taxed based total of most earned or unearned income. There are some exceptions to what is included in the income calculations.

Most tax exempt income is included.

Your statement 2 is not true.

Statement 1 is partially true. Non-taxable distributions from a ROTH IRA aren't included. 401Ks and IRAs may have mixture of taxable and non-taxable distributions.
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