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Vermont lawmakers passed a bill that will expand the number of residents exempt from paying state taxes on Social Security benefits.
AARP wrote to lawmakers in the House and Senate this week urging them to better fund a Social Security Administration dealing with customer service problems.
More than 80 percent of AARP members say they’re either extremely or very worried about access to Social Security in the future.
The bipartisan Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act would streamline assistance to victims of identity theft.
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Nebraska lawmakers passed LB 873, which will, among other things, exempt all Social Security benefits from state taxes by 2025.
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Taxes on Social Security benefits will be scrapped for those earning less than $100,000 per year, thanks to a tax package recently signed by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
Claiming Social Security earlier means more time receiving benefits, but that action will permanently reduce them, which can threaten financial health at older ages.
Multi-generational Hispanic family smiling in front of house
Polling data shows that contrary to popular belief, support for Social Security is consistently high in all age groups in the United States
Happy Birthday, Social Security — AARP
This summer marks another successful anniversary for Social Security and Medicare as Social Security turns 83 and Medicare turns 53.
Representative payees are vital to the well-being of millions of Social Security beneficiaries, and most perform their duties well; nevertheless, the program can be strengthened.
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