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How are life insurance proceeds taxed?
Generally, life insurance death benefits that are paid out to a beneficiary in lump sum are not included as income to the recipient of the life insurance payout.
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How To Avoid Taxation On Life Insurance Proceeds
Sep 11, 2010 . Wouldn't it be nice if you could pass on your entire estate free of taxation? While this scenario is highly unlikely, there are some smart decisions .
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Publication 525 (2011), Taxable and Nontaxable Income
These include payments made to you for damages, unpaid life insurance . Your employer reports your taxable fringe benefits in box 1 (Wages, tips, other .
http://www.irs.gov/publications/p525/ar02.html

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    • Publication 17 (2011), Your Federal Income Tax
      Life insurance proceeds paid to you because of the death of the insured person are not taxable unless the policy was turned over to you for a price. This is true .
      http://www.irs.gov/publications/p17/ch12.html

      Life Insurance Beneficiaries - Taxes
      Will my beneficiaries have to pay taxes on the proceeds of my life insurance . is tax free, the interest portion is taxable to your beneficiary as ordinary income.
      http://www.axa-equitable.com/life-insurance/plan/beneficiaries-taxes.html

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    • Life Insurance Death Benefits, IRS and Tax
      Life Insurance Death Benefits - Find answers about Life Insurance Death . of the life insurance death benefit payable at death then it is not taxable and you .
      http://www.wwwebtax.com/income/life_insurance_proceeds.htm

      Do you pay taxes on a Life Insurance payout? - Yahoo! Answers
      Life insurance death benefit proceeds are usually not subject to state and federal income taxation. But, if there is no beneficiary, the death .
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    • Are Life Insurance Proceeds Taxable? - Avvo.com
      As with most questions in taxation the answer is it depends. Life insurance proceeds are specifically excluded from taxation for income tax purposes. This means .
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