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Do you pay taxes on short term disability?
Depends.

Basic guideline is if you paid for the policy paying the benefit, then the benefit isn't taxable.

If someones else contributed to it, or if it was paid with before tax money (as in some employee packages), then the money is taxable.

However, consider the income being replaced would have been taxed too.
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