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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…

Furlough vs. Layoff: What's the Difference for Your Taxes?
When a company chooses to reduce its workforce, it may approach that reduction in a few different ways. How a company makes these staffing changes could result in different implications for you and your taxes. Here's what you should know about the differences between a furlough and a layoff. Read more…

2009 Stimulus: Unemployment Benefits Get Big Boost
The 2009 stimulus bill extends the period of time that workers who have lost their jobs can collect unemployment benefits. Read more…

Losing a Job
Leaving a company? In between jobs? TurboTax handles taxation of separation pay, writing off job-search expenses, and more. Read more…

Health Insurance Assistance for the Unemployed
Having health insurance can help lower the financial stress of unemployment. Although finding affordable coverage becomes a challenge when you don't have a job, but options do exist. Read more…


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