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Do you have to pay taxes on car accident settlement from the at fault insurance company?

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2005-11-14 13:03:03
2005-11-14 13:03:03

I am a resident of New York State and was involved in a personal injury accident. The settlement that I received is considered wages. You will have to check with your state and local tax laws. I am sure that a phone call to Jackson & Hewwitt or H & R Block in your state will work as well.

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