Today TaxMama hears from Scott in the TaxQuips Forum who needs guidance. “My mother in law babysits for me, and I pay her a flat amount every month to do so. Her only job is working for us right now. She needs 3 more years of income to earn enough credits to be fully […]
Tag Archives: Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax
Today TaxMama® hears from Larry in the TaxQuips Forum with a quick question. “If an employee pays for his family’s health insurance through payroll withholding, is the amount he pays free from taxes? My clients paid $6,000 in 2012 through payroll withholding and his W-2 gross income in block 1 (and blocks 3 & 5) […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Angel in the TaxQuips Forum with an interesting issue. “My client is a United Nations employee. Last year she earned [a modest sum] while working at the UN in New York City; then took a posting in Spain with the UN where she earned [well over the foreign earned income exclusion […]
Courtesy of the IRS School’s out, but the IRS has another lesson for students who will be starting summer jobs. Summer jobs represent an opportunity for students to learn about the tax system. Not all of the money they earn will be included in their paychecks because their employer must withhold taxes. Here are six […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Lisa in the TaxQuips Forum who wants clarification. “Is there any way to amend an old tax return and receive a refund after the 3 year limit? I think you briefly touched on this in the CPE Link webinar last week.”
Today TaxMama® hears from Paula in the TaxQuips Forum who is offended. “My employer in California wants me to purchase my own health insurance policy, then have me expense the cost each month. He would give me a 1099 for the additional income at the end of the year. Is this legal?”
Today TaxMama® hears from Don in the TaxQuips Forum with a little confusion. “My daughter is a widow with 3 children. The kids receive Social Security income from their deceased father’s account. My daughter’s 13-year-old son earned $700 with a paper route & received a 1099-MISC with the amount in box 7 – Nonemployee compensation. […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Stanton in the TaxQuips Forum with this scenario. “A person by June 2012 will have earned $110,200 as an employee, with the maximum Social Security deducted. Then that person becomes an independent contractor for the balance of 2012. Is this person subject to the SS tax for the additional compensation over […]
If you are a small employer with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees that earn an average wage of less than $50,000 a year and you pay at least half of employee health insurance premiums…then there is a tax credit that may put money in your pocket. The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit is […]
Today TaxMama® hears from John in the TaxQuips Forum about an inequity. “My father & I both worked in PA, but both lived in NJ for the entire 2011. However on my W-2, I paid state taxes to NJ. On his W-2 He paid state taxes to PA. Is this correct? Also he worked inside of […]
Yesterday TaxMama® started discussing employee reimbursement plans. Today, TaxMama® explains how company reimbursement policies affect tax audits.
Today TaxMama® hears from Josh in the TaxQuips Forum with a complex question about reimbursement plans. So, TaxMama wants to explain the overall concept.