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Subject:  Re: SS Death benefit Date:  2/22/2012  11:39 PM
Author:  billjam Number:  115196 of 129653

Wouldn't the death benefit be treated similar to life insurance, which is not taxable? Note it is only paid if there is a surviving spouse. Neither the estate nor children or other heirs can collect it if there is no spouse.
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