The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1968 · Page 2
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Blythtvfll* (Ark.) Courier Newt — Monday, February I, H68- P*|i Him Astrological * Forecast * By CARROLL RJGHTER- To determine your fort cut, note puajraph apposite Hates wbicfc include your birtb d*u TUESDAY GENERAL TENDENCIES: McNautbt Snnut* bw. You have a chance to get some down-to-earth idea put into motion but in order to do so it's Special Tax Rules In Case of Sickness By RAY DE CRANE NEA Publications Some, or all, of r the wages 6r salary you received ".from your employer while you were absent from work because of sickness'-or in jury .'may'be .exempt from tax. The amount depends upon the,length of, your absence and the percentage of normal pay received.;; . i Let's consider first the income earner who in 1967 received more than 75 per cent of his regular pay (it could have been full:salary}.-. .' •••••;•,., In his case, sick pay exclusion begins after a.30-day Waiting period. After the 30-day period the sick pay exclusion is the full wage payment up to a weekly maximum of $100. For'periods of less than'a full week compute the exclusion on. this basis: If you normally'"work a five-day week the maximum daily exclusion Is $20 or actual pay, whichever it lesser; for a six-day week the lesser of $16.67 a day or actual pay. Entirely different rules apply when sick pay:is on' the basis of 75 per cent or less of Tegular pay. In such cases.the waiting period is reduced to seven calendar days. Therefore, the sick pay exclusion is on the basis of actual pay received or $75 a week; whichever is lesser. If the employe on such a reduced income basis during illness,,, rain jury, is hospitalized at least one' day his exclusion begins froni the first day of such enforced absence. After the first 30 days his exclusion goes up to the weekly maximum of $100 or actual pay, whichever is lesser. This sick pay exclusion is reported on Page 2 of Form 1040 under the heading, "Adjustments to Income." Whenever such an exclusion is claimed Form 2440, available from IRS, or some other suitable statement must -be .attached to the return. • The statement should show the reason for absence, first day^ cut your taxes byRayOeCrane away from work, date returned to work, your regular salary, salary or wages paid : during your absence and the percentage that constitutes normal pay. Remember, that in order to claim-a sick pay exclusion you must have been paid by your employer during the period of enforced absence from work and the amount so paid must have been included in your gross earnings as shown on your W-2 slip. (NEXT: Business and moving expenses.) More Linen for Sale LONDON (AP) - Cunard Is planning to sell two more passenger liners, (the Carinthia and the Sylvania, - shipping sources said Tueday. The Carinthia and Sylvania, about 22,000 tons each, are sister s'hips. Cunard has sold the Caronia to Yugoslavia and the Queen Mary to Long Beach, Calif. The Queen Elizabeth is due to be withdrawn from service late this year, leaving only the Fran- cohia, the Carmania and the new Queen Elizabeth II in passenger service. But 67 cargo and container ships will fly the line's flag, and more freighters are on order. •••••• t •••••••••••••••••t•••••••«••••••••••• "CDT TOCB OWN TAXES'- c/o BIytheville Courier News Dept 723 P. O. Box 489 Radio City Station New York, N. Y. 10019 Please send ...... copy (copies) of CUT YOUR OWN TAXES at 50 cents each to: . NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP Make checks payable to TAXES. Allow 3 weeks for delivery. 'COME IN TODAY 1 DON'T - wi TH -YOUR The BLOCK Army is well- trained to do battle for you! After a private ditcuuian with you, we'll generally tove more than; enough on your fox to pay our low charge. Don't fight W let BtOOKI Aawfcrt laijgMt Tax Senrfw with Ovw 2000Offim 419 WESI MAIN STREET I»e»erO'-«l« HOITRS: WMkd.yi • to 5; 8M. I le I No Appointment NMHtory necessary you are not tn wrapped up in some emotional relationship or some change in associations that lose out in the material realm of your existence. The morning is adverse. The afternoon excellent. The P.M. difficult. AIRES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) You can increase your income depending upon the quality of work you put out now. Avoid going off on tangents. Better analyzation of your financial position is important, also. Know exactly where you stand. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Instead of making those radical changes, get busy and plan how to improve present conditions, have greater happiness In the days ahead. Improve both health and appearance. Take the right treatments. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Although you feel you are not making any real progress, if through on promises you have made, you find the opposite is true. Be objective and you remove tensions. Be wise. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) You have some emotional urge that needs expression, but you have to show gentleness if you are to be happy. Be encouraging with a good friend who is feeling down-in- the-dumps. Make him, or her, happy. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Be very sure to do. any figuring accurately or one in power can rake you over the coals, and rightly so. Getting into civic work that you have been procrastinating in doing is wise now. Be active, busy.' VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Get into the duties that are progressive and are important to your scheme of things, and make those small changes that are vital. A new setup is possible now that will be infinitely better. . LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) It will be all right to follow your hunches about getting ahead faster but be lure you also use your good judgment, or you make an error. Meet mate's expectations. Don't be disappointing or there is trouble: SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Be available when partners are discussing some big project that is in the making. Discuss carefully what part you are to play in this. Become very enthused and you find that the future will be much more successful. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) This is a day when you can accomplish a great deal, so don't waste time with the unimportant. Co-workers are very co- operative and you must take advantage of this attitude. Be wise. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Make it a point to seek pleasure during your spare time today. Show ingenuity in making good friends happy. Getting work done in an efficient manner gives you a feeling of satisfaction, too. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Give your attention to the bettering of conditions around you instead of wasting time with something foolish. Be surs you do not lose your temper with others. Show consideration instead. PISCES (Feb. 20 to.Mar. JO) Don't procrastinate in doing ait. that shopping, keeping professional appointments, etc., that are important right now. Show that you know how to amuse others, gain their good will Be more friendly and be happier. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he, or she, will be one of those youngsters with a two-sided nature and you must teach early to coordinate" the two properly or there is bound to be trouble m this chart later on. Teach that the : humanities and the practical must each have its prope'r niche and place. Much success is then possible here. SAFEWAY It's stock-iip time! You know the marvelous ready-for-anythirig feeling you get from having a good reserve supply of frozen foods. Use this sale to save both time and money. Take home stacks of delicious foods for family meals, parties, and quick suppers. Big savings this week at Safeway! SAVE GOLD BOND STAMPS EVERYDAY! Meat Dinners Banquet Assorted Frozen Meat Dinners You Save 47c! Strawberries French Fries Pumpkin Pies Scotch Treat, Delicious! .. Bel-air See How You Save! 4 10-0*.$! Pkgs. I $ T-Lb., 8-0*. Pkgs. Meat Pies Manor House . Beef, Tuna, Turkey and 8-Ox. Chicken. Save VOc! Pkg. LOW PRICES EVERY DAY 15 These Prices EffecHwe Through Wednesday at Safeway * Mexican Dinners» K '..39 Enchilada Dinners Sfo*- '*? 39' range Juice ancy Cut Okra Frozen Sherbet Sc'orch Treat, Florida Frozen 6 6-0.. $1 Tins I Hills O' Home Low, Low Priced .. 4 10-0*.$ Pkgs. 1 Party Pride %-Cal. CQc Assorted Flavors Ctn. J f 3rd BIG WEEK of NEW BONUS BWGO! Win Up to $1000! join the Growing List of Winners! BLYTHEVILLE WINNERS Mrs. J.D. McDowell Mrs. J. D. Brewer Joe Webb Mary Mosby Rcb Ashmore Quarter Loins Full Quarter Pork Loins * 10-Oz. 5?- Cut Corn •* 10-Oz. Si'" Green Peas THE MORE YOU BUY THE MORE YOU SAVE * 10-0*. * 12.0*. Carrots Onions * 10-Oz. SSL* Squash Sliced for Chops SAVE lOcLb.! YOUR CHOICE 51 Detergent fcblSJ 1 .,^ Cut Asparagus 12-0*. . Btl. Giant ..... :„,. Tin 35c 35c Strained Juices £&..'..; 4 4 S*' 41c *IO.O*.E°S? Green Peas * 12.0*. K- Spinach * H-Oz. £££ SqiMth Save On These Fine Safeway Meatst Ground Beef Chopped Steaks 49c * 10-Ox. 'SS5 Greens * 10-Oz. eb'oppM Collards MIX or MATCH Silver Dust Detergent Toilet Soap Tomato Puree Ivory Snow Tins 2-Lb., fi-Or. Vacuum Coffee Maryland Oub 77c 39o 19ci 36d 73c Grapefruit Pink or White, Seedless Fruit . 3.33 •fed Potatoes NO.I.... 59c * Rose. Bushes ***>* 99c Qoentfty Mgtti Rewmd SAFEWAY

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