SS Disability Tax Information
Social Security Disability Benefits - SSDI
This information is for Social Security Disability Benefits – SSDI and does not include Supplemental Security Income - SSI benefits. If the only income you received during the tax year was your Social Security disability benefit, your benefit generally is not taxable and you probably do not have to file a return. If you have income in addition to your benefits, you may have to file a return even if none of your benefits are taxable. You should review IRS publication 915 and consult with your personal tax advisor.
Many expenses incurred during the course of your Social Security disability claim are also tax deductable.
- Medical costs incurred for examinations and reports
- Fee’s paid to doctors and hospitals
- Transportation and special assistance costs for travel to/from claim related destinations
Social Security disability benefits are never taxed on your state or city returns.