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Social Security: Federal, but not state, taxes can be voluntarily withheld from benefits

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Q: Are taxes withheld from Social Security benefits?

A: Taxes are not routinely withheld from Social Security benefits but, especially during this time of year, another popular question is whether taxes can voluntarily be withheld from SSA payments.

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Yes, you can request voluntary Federal tax withholding from your monthly benefit. You may find doing this easier than paying quarterly estimated tax payments.

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