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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…

What Is a 1099-G Tax Form?
The most common uses of the 1099-G is to report unemployment compensation, as well as any state or local income tax refunds you received that year. Read more…

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…

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…

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…


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