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Are Social Security old-age benefits subject to federal income taxes?

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Recipients of old-age benefits with incomes of more than $25,000/year and couples with incomes of more than $32,000/year must pay federal income taxes on a portion of their old-age benefits. The thresholds at which people are required to pay income taxes on their old-age benefits are not automatically indexed to account for inflation or wage growth.

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