Courtesy of IRS Outsourcing payroll duties to third-party service providers can streamline business operations, but the IRS reminds employers that they are ultimately responsible for paying federal tax liabilities. Recent prosecutions of individuals and companies who – acting under the guise of a payroll service provider – have stolen funds intended for payment of employment […]
Today TaxMama hears from Fred in the TaxQuips Forum, with a technical question. “Page 32 of the 2010 Instructions for Form 1120S (the S Corporation tax form) explains how to determine the adjusted gain or loss to enter on line 15b of the 1120S schedule K-1 (the partners’ share of income and transactions). Then it […]
Today TaxMama hears from Kennet in the TaxQuips Forum, who has this issue. “I incorporated my HVAC company from a sole proprietorship (c-corp) six months ago. I was told that I could temporarily borrow the income coming in from the company to pay my bills – and that I could create a payroll later. Long […]
Courtesy of the IRS [TaxMama Note: payrolls and payroll tax deposits tend to case THE most problems for small businesses. Somtimes, outsourcing is your best option.] Employer’s Outsourcing Payroll Responsibilities Many employers outsource some of their payroll and related tax duties to third-party payroll service providers. They can help assure filing deadlines and deposit […]
Today TaxMama hears from Terri in the TaxQuips Forum with a question. “I am a California business. Each year we did an annual return for Federal Unemployment tax (FUTA) taxes as a reconciliation for the payments we make each quarter. We did the same annual return for CA SUI. Beginning in 2011 The State of […]
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service’s next IRS Live webinar, “Requirements for Federal Tax Return Preparers” is Wednesday, March 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The program will include current information on early program accomplishments, Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) guidelines, plans for upcoming competency testing and continuing education, background checks and electronic filing requirements.
Today TaxMama hears from Nunya in the TaxQuips Forum who was advised by an EA “that typically she prefers accrual, but I can’t really recall for sure or why. She was giving a small [business] seminar.”
Just to get the law passed last night, the House agreed to the Senate’s version of the extender bill. But they limited the benefits for two years, giving them time to improve on the balancing act and refine the benefits. Let me give you a brief summary of things that affect your life.
Today TaxMama hears from Karol in the TaxQuips Forum, with an odd question. “I have a paid internship in the Rhode Island state vocational rehabilitation agency and they pay me $11 an hour (I work the most 35 hrs/wk) without taking out taxes. I am worried about what I will owe when I do my taxes later […]
Today TaxMama hears from Alex in the TaxQuips Forum, with this issue. “I am the worship leader at my church and am currently paid a salary of $6,000 a year without taxes taken out. I also just recently took on a short term job in which I was hired as an independent contractor to do […]
Courtesy of IRS WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service has posted on its website the newly-revised payroll tax form that most eligible employers can use to claim the special payroll tax exemption that applies to many new workers hired during 2010.
Courtsey of IRS Under the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, enacted March 18, 2010, two new tax benefits are available to employers who hire certain previously unemployed workers (“qualified employees”).