By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration If you have a spouse who does not earn an income or who earns less than you do, your spouse (including a same-sex spouse) may be entitled to Social Security spouses’ benefits based on your record. Social Security can be an important financial asset for married couples when the […]
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Chuck Stovall is an assistant district manager with the Social Security Administration.
By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration If you’ve recently begun receiving Social Security benefits or plan to apply in the near future, you may be wondering this tax season: are Social Security benefits taxable? The short answer is: sometimes. Some people have to pay federal income taxes on their Social Security benefits. This usually happens […]
If you are age 65 or older and haven’t signed up for Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance), now is the time to consider doing so. The general enrollment period for Medicare Part B runs from Jan. 1 through March 31 each year. Before you make a decision about general enrollment, we want to share some […]
Wise taxpayers may want to take advantage of winter months indoors to prepare for tax filing season this spring, whether you are a small business owner, a retiree, or a new parent.
Old Man Winter arrives this month. For much of the United States, that can mean the possibility of temperatures below freezing and winter storms.