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Tax Roundup, 5/11/16: Those who can’t do, coach. And: IRS sends bad payroll tax penalty notices.

Half of Tax Court is showing up. I’ve never used a “life coach.” A Tax Court case issued yesterday doesn’t make me […]

Customers of Payroll Giant ADP Hit By W-2 Hack

2 weeks agoTechnology : The Goods

Tax season might be over, but hackers are still stealing sensitive information from vulnerable companies.

Hackers attack ADP and steal tax forms and payroll data

Hackers managed to break through ADP’s firewalls and steel sensitive tax and salary information for employees at a dozen companies. ADP explained that fraudsters managed to siphon W-2 tax forms using a convenient online feature. The company won’t say when the cyber attack occurred or how many people had their income data exposed. Show More Summary

Right-to-Know Payroll Tax Reform

I met with a group of House Republicans last week to talk about tax reform. Ways and Means chairman Kevin Brady is laying the groundwork for a major tax restructuring next year, and so GOP members are boning up on reform ideas. I discussed income tax reforms with the members, including the creation of Universal Savings Accounts. Show More Summary

Integrating Our Way Toward Universal Health Care in America

Source: Consumerist Mike Magee Would you be willing to subject yourself to a 3.3% payroll tax (and your employer to a 6.7% payroll tax) to gain access to reliable simple universal health coverage – one that provided choice in and out...Show More Summary

Ted Strickland: Tax the wealthy to preserve Social Security

Former Gov. Ted Strickland, and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, has jumped on the bandwagon for protecting and strengthening Social Security and Medicare through the most obvious and simple solution—lifting the payrollShow More Summary

CEO Faces 5 Years For Spending $6.8M Withheld IRS Employment Taxes

Payroll taxes are serious, and withheld tax money belongs to the IRS, not the employer. Don't spend it, and don't divert it unless you are willing to go to jail.

Payroll Tax Violators Get Penalties Or Jail, And IRS Is Watching

All tax debts are serious, but employment tax debts are particularly so. Failing to pay withheld trust fund taxes from employee pay can draw large IRS penalties and even prosecution.

Phishing season in full swing as tax deadline looms

The IRS says it's seen a "surge" this year in phishing emails, with thieves baiting special hooks for payroll and human-resources workers in hopes of snagging a company's entire stash of employee Social Security numbers and other personal...Show More Summary

Stocks Are Vulnerable To Negative Jobs Number Surprise

Withholding tax collections for the nonfarm payrolls reference week including February 12 suggested that the headline number should be a huge miss. If that comes to pass, with the 13 week cycle and shorter term cycle up phases due to turn down, this should be a setup for a negative reaction to the news. Show More Summary

March arrives not as lion or lamb, but as a fish phish

The animal heralding March's arrival this tax-filing season is not a lion or a lamb, but a fish, or rather a phish. Yep, a new phishing scheme has emerged, with tax crooks trying out a new scheme that targets payroll and human resources professionals. Show More Summary

Penalty for late tax filing increases in 2017

Paying taxes isn't voluntary. That's why there's payroll withholding to take the money out of our wages before we get our checks. Don't pay your taxes or file late and you'll be hit with a tax penalty. But the Internal Revenue Service...Show More Summary

CEO E-Mail Scam Returns With A Special Tax Season Twist

We know that the above e-mail couldn’t be real for a few reasons: Consumerist doesn’t have our own payroll department, and Olivia is a cat. Yet there’s a new variation of the now-classic CEO scam, where someone impersonates your boss over e-mail and requests a massive wire transfer. In this version, the boss impersonator does exactly what Fake Meg …

Ted Cruz’s Politically Risky Tax Proposal

MoreCruz Closes In on Trump in New National PollCruz and Rubio Fight Turns Personal in South CarolinaTed Cruz Twists the Truth in New Anti-Trump Video Under Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s tax plan, all payroll taxes, the corporate tax, the estate tax, the gift tax, and the alternative minimum tax would be summarily abolished. In their…

IRS Employment Tax Enforcement: Three Traps for the Unwary

Employers and responsible individuals within a business can be held personally liable for withheld payroll taxes that are not timely turned over to IRS. In advising small businesses who may be considering "making themselves loans" or...Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 1/28/16: Iowa Governor reportedly opposes 2015 coupling for anything. And: Ethanol execs accused of payroll tax crimes.

No 2015 coupling at all? I had been under the impression that Governor Branstad’s budget proposal would not couple Iowa’s tax […]

Sanders released universal health care plan ahead of debate

Bernie Sanders is proposing a “Medicare for all” health care plan with a proposal on how to fund it. According to Sanders’ plan, individuals would pay a 2.2 percent “premium” and employers would pay a 6.2 percent payroll tax to fund the healthcare plan. Individuals making $250,000 to $500,000 a year would pay a tax [...]

AP NewsBreak: Dodgers Hit With Over $43M in Luxury Tax

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been hit with a record luxury tax of nearly $43.6 million for a payroll that fell just shy of $300 million.

IRS Unveils Initiative to Address Late Payroll Taxes

A new program from the IRS is designed to alleviate the burden of late payroll taxes and other fees associated with employers who are late or expect to be late paying their payroll taxes.

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