How to Buy a Home If You’re Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

If you have personal debts, the bank will be less likely to offer you a loan for a mortgage, whether you’re self-employed or not. To get a mortgage, self-employed workers need to prove their income and taxes with a 1099 form. As someone who is self-employed, you have so many freedoms.

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“Subsidized COBRA in Severance – What’s that?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The Federal “COBRA” law gives almost all laid off employees a right to remain on their employer’s health plan for up to 18 months. is entitled to remain on their employer’s healthcare insurance plan under a federal law nicknamed “COBRA.” That should help prevent the employer from responding “This request constitutes a rejection of our offer, and for this reason our outstanding offer is off the table.”.


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my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask a Manager

She’s constantly bringing in food, and then offering it to us multiple times a day. When I received my tax documents, I got a 1099 instead of a W-2. As for her treating you as a 1099 contractor rather than an employee (and thus not paying your payroll taxes ), that’s illegal. The way to address it is to be incredibly matter-of-fact: “I got my tax documents and it looks like I’ve been paid as a 1099 contractor.

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wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

Company B gave me an offer the day before my interview with Company C. Talking to HR in Company A and C afterwards, they both knew I had an offer from Company B. If your employer controls when, where, and how you work, the government says you’re an employee—and your company needs to pay your payroll taxes and offer you the same benefits it offers to regular employees.” ” Is this a federal law?

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