Submitted By: Mary
Answered: May 13, 2014 8:30 am

I received payments from my state as a personal support worker for my child who has cerebral palsy. It was reported on a W-2 form. Am I taxable on this?

The payments are taxable wages to you; effectively, you are an employee of your state.

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Tax Glossary

Carryforward

A tax technique of applying a loss or credit from a current year to a later year. For example, a business net operating loss may be carried forward 20 years instead of being carried back.

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