Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Q: Where does money for Social Security benefits come from?
A: The Social Security Administration has three basic sources of income: payroll related taxes, federal income taxes paid on some SSA benefits, and interest to the SSA trust funds.
There are two separate Social Security trust funds, the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance fund and the Disability Insurance fund.
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