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Did you resign or were you RIF'd, and are you collecting unemployment?
Do you have other income if you don't take this?
What will the local market support?
If your $22/hr salary (plus benefits if you were getting any) was competitive
for your local market, it's unlikely that you could get more than $30/hr as a
contractor. OTOH, if being told to save for taxes means the offered rate is
1099, if you have any imagination at all you should be able to come up with
about $5/hr in Schedule C deductions.
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From: "Anon TWer" <anon_twer -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> Hourly rate calculated @ $22.
> Offered contract @ old job.
> Old job wants 13 hours a week.
> Hourly rate $22, same as salary hourly rate.
> Tax person said, "Save 50% of net pay for taxes."
> That would make it $11/hour.
> I don't want that.
> 11 x 13 = 143 net pay
> I want 50
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