The Illinois Department of Employment Security is hoping to make tax preparations a little easier.  IDES Director Jay Rowell reminds those collecting unemployment insurance need to pay taxes on those benefits.  

You can sign up now for an email notice of when your 1099-G tax form is available.

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Rowell says this system also saves the taxpayers money in postage and paper costs.  To sign up for this system, follow the link:


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