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2010 and 2011: About one-third of people who receive Social Security Disability benefits pay taxes on their income. Taxes are calculated based on "provisional income" (Adjusted Gross Income + tax-exempt interest + one-half of annual benefit amount).
  • Single tax payers with provisional income of less than $25,000 per year, or married, filing jointly with provisional income less than $32,000 per year will not pay tax on their benefits.

  • Tier 1: Single tax payers with provisional income of $25-34,000 per year, or married, filing jointly with provisional income $32-44,000 per year pay tax on 50% of whichever is less: 50% of Social Security benefits received; or one-half of the difference between provisional income and the applicable base amount.

  • Tier 2: Single tax payers with provisional income over $34,000 per year, or married, filing jointly with provisional income over $44,000 per year pay tax on 85% of whichever is less: 85% of Social Security benefits received; or one-half of the difference between provisional income and the applicable base amount.

  • Under most circumstances, people who are married but filing separately, and who reside in the same household as the spouse, pay 85% tax on benefits.
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