One of the most common questions that I receive as clients prepare for retirement is whether or not social security benefits are taxable. The quick answer to this question is that it depends. Social security income is generally not taxed, however depending on the amount of income that you are receiving from other sources such as part-time employment, investment income, etc. you could face a portion of your social security income being taxed. For full detail download our complete article Taxes on Social Security Benefits.