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When Will I Get My Tax Forms?

by Michael on Feb 3, 2014

Welcome to February. Right about now, you may be wondering when the balance of your tax paperwork will show up. Sure, you might have received a few things by now. Maybe a 1099 here or there, possibly your W-2. But you can’t really file your taxes until you have everything. […]

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As was the case last year, this is mainly a note to myself. That being said, this might be of use to some of you, so I thought I’d publish it here. I’ve been busy updating my calendar for 2014 and, as part of that process, decided to update my […]

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I recently received an inquiry from a reader asking about the earliest date for filing your income taxes. This is an excellent question. As it turns out, if you’re filing by mail, you can file as soon as the necessary forms have been released — typically January 1st. However… There’s […]

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Are Unemployment Benefits Taxable?

by Michael on Oct 9, 2012 · 1 comment

Yesterday I looked at who ultimately pays for unemployment benefits. Today I’ll be looking at the tax treatment of unemployment benefits. Are unemployment benefits subject to income tax? The short answer is that, yes, such payments are indeed taxable. For a slightly longer and more detailed answer, we have to […]

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Income Tax Deadlines for 2012/2013

by Michael on Oct 5, 2012

This is mainly a note to myself, though I imagine that it might be of some use to you guys, so I’m publishing it here… I was recently leafing through my calendar and decided to consolidate all relevant (at least to me) income tax filing deadlines in one place. What […]

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How Much Do Substitute Teachers Make?

by Michael on Sep 11, 2012 · 8 comments

Over the past year, my wife has started substitute teaching. Now that our youngest is well on his way in elementary school, she has time to spare. Not only that, but she’s been spending a lot of time volunteering at the school so she might as well get paid for […]

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