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Stimulus 2020: Unemployment Insurance for Self-Employed Individuals
Due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, many businesses and individuals are facing challenging times — including those that are self-employed. The government has issued unemployment insurance for self-employed individuals to help them manage their finances. Read more…

Guide to Unemployment and Taxes
The IRS considers unemployment compensation to be taxable income that you'll need to report on your federal tax return. State unemployment divisions issue an IRS Form 1099-G to each individual who receives unemployment benefits during the year. Read more…

Video: First Time Filing for Unemployment
Losing your job can be a difficult and uncertain time. We're here to walk you through filing for unemployment for the first time in this first part of a 2-part series. Read more…

Video: Tax Forms for Reporting Unemployment
We're here to help you navigate through the tax forms you need for reporting unemployment. This is the 2nd part in our 2-part series on unemployment and taxes. Read more…

Do I Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit While on Unemployment?
Receiving unemployment benefits doesn't mean you're automatically ineligible for the Earned Income Credit, but there are other requirements you'll also need to satisfy to claim the EIC. Read more…

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