Last week I wrote about the unintended consequences of the proposed DC family leave benefit, which is to be financed by a payroll tax on all employers in the District. My objections were that the tax increases the cost of operatingShow More Summary
Today is November 29, the date in 1977 when the U.S. Supreme Court decided Commissioner v. Kowalski, which held that taxable income includes cash payments replacing a previous employer-provided direct benefit. Robert Kowalski was a New Jersey state trooper who did not report as income on his tax return $1,371.09 in meal allowances he had received. Show More Summary
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) yesterday released his compromise paid leave proposal, after developing it over the past several months. Key elements: A 0.62 percent payroll tax on all employers in the District (except the federal...Show More Summary
Programming note. The Tax Update will take off the rest of the week for Thanksgiving. See you Monday! IRS>Employees. Pay the […]
Donald Trump needs to pivot fast on his core economic program and embrace cutting payroll taxes for the working class, not income taxes for the elites. That means jettisoning the campaign's $3.3 trillion individual income tax cut (10-years),...Show More Summary
So barring a revelation that he hasn't revealed his tax returns because he's been raking in the rubles on Putin's payroll, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America in January. You may be considering...Show More Summary
If you've got a babysitter or nanny, then you need to pay taxes on their income. Learn how to pay "nanny taxes"---and why you must. It’s A Headache, But You Really Need To Pay Payroll Taxes For Your Nanny appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.
DARRIN T. MISH: Welcome to the IRS Solution Attorney show, I am THE IRS solution attorney Darrin T. Mish. KATRINA MADEWELL: And I’m your co-host Katrina Madewell thank you so much for joining us today. DARRIN T. MISH: How are you doing today Katrina? KATRINA MADEWELL: I’m doing fantastic. Show More Summary
As a California employer, you are responsible for making payroll tax payments to the California Employment Development Department and the IRS. These payroll tax deposits must be made regularly, often monthly or weekly as taxes are withheld from payroll disbursements. If you become behind on making these deposits, you could face serious consequences and personal […]
Get cracking, payroll departments. Billions of dollars in theft losses too late, the IRS is finally getting serious about ID-theft tax […]
The former head of a Hollywood payroll company that collapsed eight years ago has been convicted of tax fraud, marking the end of a notorious entertainment industry crime story. John Visconti, the former chief executive of Axium International Inc., was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury after...
The former CEO of Axium International, once one of the entertainment industry's leading payroll companies, has been convicted of tax evasion, conspiracy to defraud the IRS and filing a false tax return. John Visconti, 74, was found guilty of the charges by a federal jury Wednesday following a one-week trial in U.S. Show More Summary
Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine suggested in the debate last week that a Clinton administration would address Social Security’s unsustainable fiscal trajectory by “focusing primarily on the payroll tax cap,” increasing it substantially from its current ceiling of $118,500. Show More Summary
New information surfaced today that suggests that Donald Trump may not only have used aggressive tax planning to reduce his income tax bill to zero,...
The question now is whether current and future workers should be asked to pay the higher payroll tax resulting from the decision to give away the trust fund [to legacy recipients], or whether they should in essence be asked to pay simply what they would have to contribute in a fully funded system. Show More Summary
For reasons I'll get to in a moment, I was really struck by the title of this excellent, important new paper by my CBPP colleague Kathleen Romig: Increasing Payroll Taxes Would Strengthen Social Security. It is well understood that Social...Show More Summary
People don't like paying taxes, but in some circumstances it's for their own good. The growth of employee tax withholdings, or the payroll taxes being withheld by the government, have been steadily increasing over the course of the year, according to Joe LaVorgna, chief US economist at Deutsche Bank. Show More Summary
If you’re a business owner, especially a small business owner, there are likely many concerns that occupy your mind on a day-to-day basis. Business owners wear many hats, so you may be used to handling payroll, figuring out your taxes, managing employees, dealing with customers, fussing with inventory, and a host of other daily activities. Show More Summary
This presidential election year, the candidates' tax focus is, as usual, on how to lower income tax rates for at least some Americans. But, notes the Tax Policy Center (TPC), most U.S. workers hand over more in payroll taxes than income taxes. Show More Summary
A view of the Internal Revenue Service's headquarters March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Americans agonize each spring over their annual federal income tax returns. In terms of how much tax they pay, however, they should worry more about the payroll taxes their employers withhold from every paycheck. [...]