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Full Guide: Is a Workers Comp Settlement Taxable?

You’re hurt at work and wonder what now? You need the income from your workers comp benefits, but is a workers comp settlement taxable?

That could seriously hurt your finances if you don’t plan accordingly. In this guide, we’ll show you how your settlement affects your tax liabilities and how you can minimize the taxes owed so you have enough money to cover your expenses while you recover from your injury.

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Overlooked Tax Deductions for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

It’s understandable that the last thing a nurse, physician, pharmacist, or any other healthcare professional wants to worry about are tax deductions.

This daunting thought can also be the reason why so many workers in the healthcare field file too quickly in an effort to complete this task.

Many of the medical professions can be grueling with lots of stress, little sleep, and long hours.

To add to your already long list, you will want to make sure all your documents are in line for taxes in order to stay ahead of the game.

In this article I will show you how to get the most deductions in order to lower your tax bill.

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Tax Deductions for nurses and health care professionals

IRS Form 8965: Do You Have to Pay a Penalty for Not Having Health Insurance?

Are you trying to figure out if the IRS Form 8965 applies to you?

The Affordable Care Act requires every American to have qualified healthcare coverage. If you didn’t have coverage, you may owe a penalty for the months you went without insurance. Fortunately, there are exemptions many Americans can take advantage of to avoid the penalty.

Please note, this applies only to taxpayers completing tax returns for previous years (2018 and prior), as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated the requirement.

If you qualify for an exemption, you must include IRS Form 8965 with your tax returns. Here’s how it works.

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IRS Form 8332: How Can I Claim a Child?

Are you a divorced family, wondering how you’ll handle taxes when claiming your dependents? The IRS law makes it pretty clear cut who gets to claim them – the custodial parent. But, if you want to relinquish those rights, you can with IRS Form 8332.

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What is the IRS Form 8949 and Do You Need It?

Are you worried about whether or not you need to fill out the IRS form 8949?

Buying and selling stocks is a great way to increase your net worth for short and long-term goals. When you sell stocks (or any asset for that matter), you affect your tax liability. Just like money you make working, you must pay taxes on any money you earn.

Not every sale earns money, though. Many investors sell stocks at a loss whether to offset their capital gains or because they have no choice but to sell at a loss – as we all know, life is unpredictable.

When you buy and sell stocks for a profit or loss, the IRS wants to know about it on Form 8949. Every investor must complete one. Here’s how it works.

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