Alert
Close

AARP holds senators accountable for key bipartisan Medicare vote. Learn more

Social Security Mailbox

Can Taxes Be Withheld From My Benefits?

Yes, but only if you request it

Social Security Benefits Calculator Icon

Social Security Benefits Calculator

Estimate your Social Security benefits and find out the best time to claim.

En español | Q. I recently began getting my Social Security benefits, and I've noticed that no taxes are being withheld. Why don't they withhold taxes? And can I change this?Back to Article

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Jobs You Might Like

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

UPS Store membership discount aarp benefits

Members save 15% on eligible products/services, 5% on UPS shipping at The UPS Store®.

membership adt

Small business owners save 20% on new installation of any new ADT security system.

Woman holding smartphone in city, Google map tool

Members can find discounts on the go via the AARP® Member Advantages Offer Finder mobile app.

Member Benefits

Renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.