Whenever an agency I freelance at doesn't want to do 1099 and wants my taxes taken out, I file for unemployment right after the gig is over. I got 10k on the last one :)

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Did you discover the biggest loophole or is this one of those things that’s somehow illegal only if you get caught?? ...I’m at a loss


10K of What?

10k from unemployment checks

It's legal as far as I know. If they make you a "real" employee albeit temporary, why shouldn't you take advantage of the benefits it gives (minus insurance). Btw I just report it if I worked a week at another freelance to the unemployment people and then they continue payment for the week after the gig is over. Seems legit to me...... I hope haha

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