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I have read many articles on working after retirement BUT, none of them have mentioned the income tax that has to be paid on SS if you have earned income. I worked a few years after retirement while my wife drew SS. I had to pay income tax on a large portion of her SS because of my earned income. After I started to receive SS, I decided that it wasn't worth the effort to work for less then minimum wage due to the income tax penalty. This should be mentioned whenever "working when ANYONE in the family is drawing SS", not just the earnings limit. It seems the government wants us to work so they can get more taxes returned from our SS checks. Bob
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