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March 2015 Archives

Debt Cancellation is Not Tax Free

A Bank might be forgiving but the IRS is not. When a debt is forgiven or lowered, there might be a reportable income event with such forgiveness. Our US tax system treats this as income required to be reported in the year the debt was forgiven or modified. There are a few narrow exceptions but failure to report this type of income could cause major havoc a few years later.

Are My Unemployment Benefits Taxable?

Your unemployment benefits may not be much but you can be assured that they are subject to income tax. Many elect to have no withholding on the unemployment benefits. Don't be surprised if your refund is small or there is a balance due. Here are a few tips regarding the taxability of the unemployment benefits.

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Demetrius J. Karos, Ltd.

Frankfort Office:
1 Old Frankfort Way
Frankfort, IL 60423-1719

Phone: 815-534-4402
Fax: 815-806-9595
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Naperville Office:
5th Avenue Station
200 East 5th Avenue
Suite 125
Naperville, IL 60563

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1 Old Frankfort Way , Frankfort, IL 60423-1719
5th Avenue Station , 200 East 5th Ave. Suite 125 , Naperville, IL 60563

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Phone: 815-534-4402 Toll Free: 800-465-6208 Fax: 815-806-9595