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Northern Mariana Islands Retirement Fund Files For Bankruptcy
A new California law - the Same Sex Couple Tax Fairness Act (the Act) - provides a temporary personal income tax (PIT) exclusion for any amounts received by an employee in a registered same-sex domestic partnership from an...more
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In a recent case, United States v. Quality Stores, the Sixth Circuit ruled that certain severance payments paid to involuntarily terminated employees pursuant to an employer’s reduction in workforce are not “wages” for FICA...more
On September 7, 2012, the Sixth Circuit held that certain types of severance payments (referred to as supplemental unemployment compensation or “SUB payments”) are not taxable wages under FICA. United States v. Quality...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that certain dismissal payments were Supplemental Unemployment Compensation Benefits (SUB) exempt from FICA taxes—a clear split with the U.S. Court of Appeals for...more
In United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 18820 (6th Cir. Sept. 7, 2012), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling that severance payments were not wages subject to Social...more