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Should I Have Received a 1099-G?

I received a refund from the state of Illinois last year on my income taxes. I have been expecting to receive a 1099-G due to that refund. I have not received the expected form. After some ...
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Paid My Property Taxes Late--In Which Year Do I Get the Deduction?

I paid the second installment of my property taxes late for 2014. They were due 2014, but I paid them in 2015. Can I deduct them on my 2014 taxes, or do I need to wait until I file in 2015? In ...
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Am I double taxed on a lease purchase?

I'm considering buying my car at the end of its lease. In looking at the paperwork, I paid the State of Illinois 7% sales tax on the entire negotiated value of the car, not just the portion I leased. ...
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Won an incentive trip in 2013, left employer in 2014, received an earning statement with no cash but a huge tangible bonus listed

This is a crazy one but I hope someone can help point me in the right direction. I won a trip in 2013 and went on the trip in 2013, the company did NOT list the trip as a bonus in the tax year of ...
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Live in California but work for Illinois-based company

At my office job (in Illinois), we've recently been offered the option of working from home. Many people have jumped at the chance, and the company has reported a great success rate in those who are ...
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What is my take home salary in Chicago for 110K annual?

What will be my take home salary in Chicago if I file as married jointly and I have no children. I am the only income earner. What is the effective tax rate and how much federal/state allowances do I ...
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401k early withdrawal impact on unemployment benefits

I'm helping my SO plan for the worst since being laid off from work two weeks ago. The unemployment office's (Illinois) documentation has lots of convoluted language that among other things seems to ...