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Paper Routes for Kids are Like Pets

Kids are so funny. My daughter begged and begged for a paper route. She hadn't begged for something this much since she begged for a puppy.

Well, just like the puppy I bought for her, the paper route was abandoned as well. I took the route over since it put a few extra bucks in the family bill pot. It also provides an opportunity to write off some expenses associated with the route.

What are the Benefits of a Paper Route

What are the benefits of having a paper route? A very popular question at my local distribution center for newcomers to the paper route game.

Well, there are many benefits to being a carrier for a paper route. Number one, you get to meet very interesting people along your route and you will be surprised at what these people do for a living. You will meet doctors, factory workers, attorneys, school teachers, and more. You may even meet a guy who works at the local Best Buy who says come in and get you a new stereo for your car because we are having a great sale next week.

Paper Route Problem (WCIA 3 Champaign-Urbana)

Paper Route Problem (WCIA 3 Champaign-Urbana) - CHAMPAIGN--Mornings are going to get a lot earlier for about 250 kids in Champaign County. The News-Gazette is changing it's delivery time to six in the morning.

I'm Reading "THE PAPER"

I'm Reading "THE PAPER" ( - Yes, I admit it, I still read newspapers. And I spread the wealth, so to speak, by reading a few different ones. Not all at the same time, but on different days. [Latest Paper Route News]

How to Plan a Paper Route

How do I plan a paper route? A question asked by many beginning a paper route for the first time, or by a carrier who just got the biggest route they have ever had. Planning a paper route properly can help save time, energy (going green), frustration, stress, and help maximize your profit for your paper route.

Where Do I Enter Paper Route Income on My Taxes

I get this question a lot from many carriers and I will mention the best option in this post for filing taxes for your paper route income. We will assume you did make enough during the year to be required to file a tax return.

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How Are Paper Routes Paid

I get this question very often from new carriers in my area. They want to know how they will be paid for their route. And the questions really ramp up after their first paycheck!

First, paper routes are usually paid to you without any taxes, insurance, etc taken out. You will be responsible for all of this at tax time. The distributor treats each of its carriers as independent contractors to relieve themselves of the burdens of maintaining employees.

Looking For NewsPaper Delivery Job In Cape Coral

Hey Im looking for Newspaper Delivery jobs here in the Cape Coral FL, or in the near by area of Fort Myers but i dont know how to go about doing that. If anyone could lead me in the right direction I would really appreciate it! Thanks

When is the Best Time to Start a New Paper Route

I get this question a lot from teens and adults looking to start their first paper route. The answer is, of course, it depends.

If you are looking to get the most bang for your buck as an adult and claim the most deductions on your taxes, you need to start as early in the year as possible. Starting in January will give you time to build up expenses for gas, mileage, automobile maintenance, newspaper supplies, etc.

Paper Routes and Holidays

Here is one of the drawbacks of my paper route ... No days off! I had to work each and every day of this Labor Day weekend and I do wish I had the weekend off from my paper route.

I know you are saying it is only a few hours every day, but that few hours each morning means I have to stay in town just for that few hours I have to spend each day delivering my papers. I can't take any long trips out of town because of those couple of hours each morning.

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