It's tax season in Michigan, again. And for many folks, filing taxes is a mundane annual task you just do and call it good.

Pay in or get a refund and move on.

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For more and more Michiganders, it's not that simple. Some are getting a rude awakening on some forms of "self-employment."

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Does OnlyFans Automatically Take Out Taxes?

Content creators are sometimes surprised to learn a couple of things:

  • OnlyFans doesn't withhold the usual taxes at the state and federal level because they're not an employer the creator works for, directly.
  • OnlyFans tips, subscription fees and any endorsement income are not taxed.

This often startles creators. They don't think anyone at the state/federal level would know about their "side hustle" or extra-curricular activities.

Truth be told, OnlyFans is required to send a 1099 form to each creator stating how much they've earned.

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When filing taxes, creators, like any other self-employed individual, are required to report all income.

How much money should OF creators set aside for taxes?

While we're not tax experts, the folks at "getfans.guide" suggest setting aside 20-30% of your OF income to pay taxes.

If you don't plan ahead and pay, the IRS won't waste any time coming after you for payment. They love to charge interest, too.

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If you or anyone you know needs to pay in, they're happy to establish a payment plan over time, but it won't be cheap.

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So, enjoy making content... but remember, you're still paying taxes.

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The Most Popular Fast Food Restaurants in Michigan

What are the most popular fast-food restaurants here in Michigan? If you're automatically assuming that the chain with the Golden Arches has the most locations, you're in for a shock.

As you take a look at the pics below, see if you can figure out which location we've featured. All pictures are from the greater Flint area, and we've left in just enough background for you to be able to make an educated guess.

The answers are below.

By the way, the ranking is based on the restaurants with the most locations in The Mitten, based on data from the Friendly City Lab at Georgia Tech. Their numbers are based on data compiled in 2021, so some numbers may have fluctuated since then.

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What Does Premium Outlets in Birch Run, Michigan Look Like Today?

Michigan's most legendary outlet mall opened in 1986, located just off I-75 approximately halfway between Flint and Saginaw. The mall was originally named Manufacturer's Marketplace/Prime Outlets at Birch Run.

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