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Do I Qualify for Earned Income 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…

10 Tax Tips for the Suddenly Unemployed
If you are facing unexpected unemployment, you may be eligible for a variety of income tax benefits. Losing a job is always hard, but these tax tips should help you maximize your tax refund. 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…

Guide to Unemployment and Taxes
The IRS considers unemployment compensation to be taxable income—which you must 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…

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