Tag Archives: compensation

Eight Examples of Income Exclusion

Gross income minus any deductions is defined as taxable income according to the IRS. Gross income is determined to be “all income from whatever source derived” according to federal law. That covers a large portion of income, including not just earned income such as your salary, but investment income and other unearned income. If you […]

Taxpayers who have fallen on hard times and have lost their job may be eligible for unemployment benefits. These benefits can be a lifesaver when you need to support yourself, but it’s important to remember that they are taxable. When you file your tax return keep the following facts about unemployment compensation in mind. The […]