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The answer is YES they are taxed. You will get a 1009 WC form which also goes to the government (IRS) so you will have to pay if they are for WAGES or a Settlement. However, if the amount includes reimbursement for medical bill(s), or other expenses like travel to see doctor, or for rehap that portion is NOT taxed but this should not be on the form 1099 anyway.
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