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Square launches payroll service for small businesses

Today, payments startup Square is launching its latest small business offering: payroll services. For $20 a month plus an additional $5 per employee, Square Payroll will handle employee payment and all the accompanying taxes. This service...Show More Summary

OR: TriMet Proposes Raising Payroll Taxes to Improve Service

June 24--Confident that the Great Recession is in the rearview mirror, TriMet appears ready to once again increase payroll taxes on Portland area employers and self-employed workers to help fund future transit expansion. In 2009, the...Show More Summary

Senator Rand Paul’s Payroll Tax Swap

Senator and Presidential hopeful Rand Paul (R-KY) recently released his tax reform plan. The plan eliminates most of the current tax code and replaces it with two taxes: a 14.5 percent tax on all individual income with a large standard deduction and personal exemption and a 14.5 percent VAT on a business’s profits and payroll. Show More Summary

Tax Updates For Payroll Software Are Running Late This Year

When the new financial year begins in a fortnight in Australia, corporate payroll software will need to have been updated to take account of relevant taxation changes. It looks like that process will be going right down to the wire for several vendors. More »      

IRS, Tax Preparation Firms Join Forces To Fight Tax Fraud

IR-2015-87 (June 11, 2015), IRS, Industry, States Take New Steps Together to Fight Identity Theft, Protect Taxpayers: The Internal Revenue Service joined today with representatives of tax preparation and software firms, payroll and tax financial product processors and state tax administrators to announce a sweeping new collaborative effort to combat...

The Long and the Short Runs

(June 7, 2015 12:50 PM, by David Henderson) After noting how high payroll tax rates are in Europe, Arnold Kling comments: I had not realized that these tax rates are so high. I find it hard to reconcile Germany's relatively low unemployment rate with this high payroll tax... (0 COMMENTS)

Tax Roundup, 6/5/15: Iowa adds deductions to 1041s. And: the dangers of unmonitored payroll services.

Federal 709 costs good for Iowa 1041. The Iowa General Assembly yesterday eased restrictions on administrative deductions for fiduciaries. Iowa uses […]

Convicted Of Tax Evasion, Poker Chip CEO Faced 10 Years, Got 10 Months

Tax evasion can mean jail, and payroll taxes can be dealt with especially harshly. But the maximum sentence is not always handed out.

The Federal Reserve Board's Payroll Tax on our Children

The deficit hawks appear to be making a comeback, at least in the media, if not among the public at large. This isn't surprising since we have billionaires prepared to spend large chunks of their money to scare people about the deficit,...Show More Summary

Health Care "Tax" Has Crushed Nest Eggs By $1,000,000 Per Household

It's been reported that 80% of employer payroll increases have gone to pay healthcare costs over last 20+ years so employer costs have increased with little going in the pockets of workers (not to mention no meaningful improvement in overall health outcomes). Over the last 50 years, the cost of consumer goods [...]

OR: Lane Transit District Ponders Payroll Tax Increase

May 20--Lane Transit District staff is proposing raising the payroll tax that local employers pay to fund LTD operations, one year after the agency backed off a similar proposal amid some fierce pushback from businesses. The tax increase...Show More Summary

Dear Hillary, Do Illegal Immigrants Pay More Taxes Or Get Bigger Refunds?

Hillary Clinton says illegal immigrants pay more in taxes than major corporations. But does she mean income tax, sales tax, property tax or payroll? Her gerrymandered comparison got 4 Pinnocchios from the Washington Post.

Payroll, Taxes and Benefits, Oh My!

Human Resource professionals work daily with things like payroll and benefits inside their own organizations. But what about the companies that provide these services to many organizations? What can we learn from the professionals who...Show More Summary

Do As We Say chronicles

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Socialist Seattle councilor “allegedly structured her employees …to avoid payroll taxes, overtime, and insurance.” [Jason Rantz, MyNorthwest] Tags: do as we say, Seattle Do As We Say chronicles is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

5 Payroll Filings That Will Keep Your Business in Tax Compliance

So you’ve expanded your small business, you’ve hired a few people and are generating an inkling of revenue. You need to put a payroll system in place, whether you have one employee or 50. Amazingly, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that about three-quarters of all U.S. business firms have no payroll. And most of these...

Sawant Campaign Avoided Payroll Taxes by Paying Consultants as Contractors

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Philip Locker, left, and four other political consultants have been working as independent contractors for council member Kshama Sawant's reelection campaign, meaning the campaign isn't required to pay payroll taxes for their work. Anna...Show More Summary

How the Government Spends Your Tax Dollars

It’s tax day today. The federal government collected over $3 trillion in taxes in 2014, according to the Office of Management and Budget, with $1.4 trillion coming from individual income taxes and another $1 trillion from payroll taxes. For...Show More Summary

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