I have a car loan from 2 lenders and a landlord tenant balance and I know I owe the state of Michigan
When you file taxes, it doesn't matter what your tax credit is for. Proceeds paid from the social security administration are exempt from judicial process.
Your refund is not a benefit from social security. It is a refund from a taxing authority, based on credits/deductions under the tax code that exceed your taxable liability.
Your credits are likely earned income credit if you're, "filing taxes for your SSI".
This is not a benefit from the social security administration, rather from the internal revenue code or state revenue code.
I'd speak to either a tax attorney, or possibly a bankruptcy attorney.
Also, if you owe the state, be prepared to almost ALWAYS lose your state refund.
Although, one thing you don't say is whether those car loans have a judgement against you. Your creditors must have judgments against you to levy or offset your tax refunds.
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