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By John Tozzi
If you've been laid off into the dismal job market, working for yourself may be the best path out of the unemployment line. But the idea of self-employment can also be daunting if you're used to a corporate job. Where will you find health care? Can you deduct home office expenses on your taxes? How much should you charge for your work? We break it down here with 20 steps to get you from unemployed to self-employed, with links to in-depth articles on each step.
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