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Social Security Tax (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-02-01

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: INCOME TAX | Social Security


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Pollard, Frankie Interviewee
  • Courtney, Sandra Interviewee


This segment from the February 1, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on the new social security tax, which will impact about 10% of Louisiana residents. Ekings reports that individuals or married couples who receive income in addition to their social security benefits will have to pay taxes on their social security. She interviews Frankie Pollard, social security supervisor, and Sandra Courtney, claims representative. Host: Beth Courtney