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Old 08-02-2008, 11:13 AM   #21
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What about insurance premium paid by a retiree's former company ?
Would that also be taxed as income ?

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What about insurance premium paid by a retiree's former company ?
Would that also be taxed as income ?

What about Medicare? Hey, if SS is taxed, I don't know why another government payment shouldn't be taxed, too.
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Old 08-02-2008, 06:35 PM   #23
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What about insurance premium paid by a retiree's former company ?
Would that also be taxed as income ?

Not sure, but currently there is a big difference tax-wise between those (either working or retired) who receive health insurance from their employer and those who buy it with after-tax dollars. IMO, it should be treated the same way for both groups.
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