Social Security Personal income types
How to report
Some of your Social Security income may be taxable.
Visit About Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits for more information.
Make an adjustment to exclude any of this income if it was included in your federal AGI. Enter the amount of Social Security income included in your federal adjusted gross income as a subtraction on California Adjustments – Residents (Schedule CA 540).
Visit Instructions for Schedule CA (540) for more information.