Tag Archives: Withholding

Payroll Deposits

Today TaxMama® hears from Donna in the TaxQuips Forum with this running argument. “Our debate concerns a client whose payroll taxes for the current and previous quarters well exceeded $2,500. The client is a monthly depositor and did not make a timely deposit for the last month in the quarter. The deposit amount due for […]

Repeal of 3% Withholding Provision is Unanimous! Why?

HR 674 was passed by the House this week and sent to President Obama for signature. The AICPA is happy with this law. In a press release, Edward Karl, vice president of taxation for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants said, “The AICPA commends Congress for recognizing that it makes sense to repeal the […]

Fiance’s Financial Fiasco

  Today TaxMama hears from Sandra in the Tax Quips Forum with a quick question. “My soon-to-be spouse has a mountain of back tax debt. Can this affect me in any way or my property? I live in Missouri. He also has terrible credit.”

From 1099 to W-2

Today TaxMama hears from Trisha in the TaxQuips Forum with good news. She says, “Recently I took a contract job starting out as a 1099 self-employed contractor. After 6 weeks, the company asked me to come on board permanently as a W-2 employee. I was taking out my own taxes for the first 6 weeks […]

Trust Fund Penalty

Today TaxMama hears from Steve in the TaxQuips Forum with a big problem. He says, “The IRS wants me to sign a trust fund recovery form accepting personal responsibility for corporate 941 back taxes. They are making this a requirement as part of a full pay installment agreement. They are telling me that they will […]

Estimated Tax Payments

Today TaxMama wants to talk to you about estimated tax payments. I’ve been getting several questions about that topic from a variety of sources lately.  So let’s make it easy for you. OK?

Reamed on Withholding

Today Deana from California is upset “Please help! My husband is getting reamed on withholding – like $200 each check. And he only makes about $700. Our rent is a fortune; We have a new car. I’m disabled and stay at home. We also have a 4 month old. How many exemptions can he claim? […]

Total Write-Off

Today Irina from the Internet is concerned. “My husband is self-employed and he hasn’t had any deductions taken out of his checks since the time he started his business. He claims that after he writes off his business expenses, he’ll get more than he owes. On top of that, he is telling me to claim […]