There are currently 13 states that tax Social Security income to varying degrees: Colorado Connecticut Kansas Minnesota Missouri Montana Nebraska New Mexico North Dakota Rhode Island Utah Vermont West VirginiaWhat percentage of my SSI is taxable?
Under current law, the highest percentage of Social Security benefits that any family pays as income tax is 33.7 percent. That figure represents the product of the maximum proportion of benefit income that is taxable (85 percent) and the highest marginal income tax rate (39.6 percent).What percentage of Social Security is taxable?
If your Social Security income is taxable, the amount you pay in tax will depend on your total combined retirement income. However, you will never pay taxes on more than 85% of your Social Security income.How much is Social Security tax?
All wages and self-employment income up to the Social Security wage base are subject to the 12.4% Social Security tax. The wage base is adjusted periodically to keep pace with inflation. It was increased from $132,900 to $137,700 in 2020 and to $142,800 for 2021. Here's how it broke down year by year from 2012 to 2021: