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Railroad retirement benegits are subject to Federal Income tax. Tier 1 of Railroad retirement has the same treatment regarding income taxes as does Social Security benefits. Tier 2 of Railroad Retirement benefits are subject to Federal income tax just like other company pensions. Railroad Retirement Unemployment benefits receive the same tax requirements as do State unemployment benefits.
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