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Payroll taxes are taxes that are often calculated and remitted based on a percentage of an employee's wages, but they can also include fixed charges. Payroll taxes consist of two types of taxes: 1) taxes that... more +
Payroll taxes are taxes that are often calculated and remitted based on a percentage of an employee's wages, but they can also include fixed charges. Payroll taxes consist of two types of taxes: 1) taxes that are withheld by an employer from an employee's wages and 2) taxes paid by an employer based on the amount of an employee's wages. These taxes may be advanced income tax payments on behalf of an employee. They are also employer and employee payments to a variety of government programs, such as social security, and unemployment/disability insurance. less -

MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 9, Issue 5

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

CITY UTILITY TAX NOT APPLICABLE TO FIXED CHARGES RELATED TO LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE SERVICES - The New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal upheld an Administrative Law Judge determination that income from fixed charges that...more

Employment Flash - April 2018

This edition of Employment Flash looks at recent court decisions, including the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on cases relating to the definition of a whistleblower and exemptions from the overtime pay provisions. This edition...more

Maryland enacts legislation adopting single sales factor apportionment

On April 24, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed Senate Bill 1090 and House Bill 1794 (collectively, the Bills), which adds Maryland to the growing list of states that are moving towards a single sales factor formula to...more

Top 10 issues to consider when employing people in the Netherlands

Pursuant to the guide “Doing Business in the Netherlands 2018” of the Dutch tax firm PwC there are many advantages of doing business in the Netherlands, such as a pro-business climate, its strategic location, attractive tax...more

New York’s Response to Federal Tax Reform: Optional Payroll Tax

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In an effort to mitigate the effects of the elimination of the individual SALT deduction as part of federal tax reform, New York has enacted an optional payroll tax that would allow employees to receive a personal income tax...more

New York State Budget Includes Optional Employer Payroll Tax As A Potential SALT Cap Work Around

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

As part of the FY 2019 NY State Budget, lawmakers recently enacted a program to potentially circumvent the recent Federal Tax Law change that imposes a $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT) for individuals...more

New York State Responds to Federal Tax Reform

On March 30, 2018, the New York Legislature passed the 2018–2019 Budget Bill (SB. 7509-C/A 9509-C) (Budget Bill), which addresses several provisions of the newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) (TCJA) and...more

Weekly Roundup (The Too Busy at the Office on Friday and My Kids Sucked the Life Out of Me Over the Weekend Edition)

by Lane Powell PC on

..A little federal grant fraud and money laundering up in Alaska ..Every employer really, really has to pay payroll and employment taxes, even in Washington...more

New York State Legislature Passes 2018–2019 Budget Bill with New Optional Payroll Tax

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On March 30, 2018, the New York State Legislature approved a compromise 2018–2019 Budget Bill. Among the more significant tax provisions adopted (in bill S. 7509-C/A. 9509-C) were the following...more

Utah Legislative Update - Part Three

by Holland & Hart LLP on

During the crush of the legislative session, the focus is typically on the bright, flashy bills that contain policies that tilt the scale on visceral issues. For instance, Rep. Karianne Lisbonee’s HB 205 Down Syndrome...more

Los Angeles Business Owner Charged With Income and Payroll Tax Fraud

by Moskowitz LLP on

A successful Los Angeles businessman seems to have missed the part about paying his taxes. Following a cooperative investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), and California...more

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House

by Pierce Atwood LLP on

Petition Submitted for Citizen Initiative to Add New Tax to Fund Homecare Services - On January 26, the Maine People's Alliance (MPA) submitted a petition to the Secretary of State's office that, if certified, would put a...more

IRS Releases New Tables for Employee Income Tax Withholding

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

On January 11, 2018, the IRS issued its new withholding tables to assist employers with processing payrolls and withholding federal income tax under the new Tax Reform Act signed into law late last year (the “Act”). IRS...more

The major changes in the 2018 Uzbekistan Tax Laws

by Dentons on

In accordance with the Law “On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Connection with the Adoption of the Basic Directions of the Tax and Budget Policy for 2018” dated...more

Act Fast: Tax Amnesty Program Offers Huge Opportunity

by Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP on

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is offering a tax amnesty window program, beginning December 1. This is the first amnesty program since 2012, and the terms (discussed below) are very favorable to taxpayers. Any taxpayer...more

Worth Another Look: The Fiscal Code

We inched a little closer to a completed 2017-2018 state budget with the House’s final passage of H.B. 674 (Prime Sponsor Withdrawn), an omnibus bill amending the state Fiscal Code. The bill, which basically serves as an...more

Tax Extensions Available to Victims of California Wildfires

by Moskowitz LLP on

Yesterday, the IRS announced that victims of the California wildfires have been granted extensions to file certain individual and business tax returns. ...more

IRS Releases TE/GE Work Plan for 2018

by Morgan Lewis on

The IRS will focus on private benefit, private inurement, payroll tax, and other compliance issues associated with exempt organizations in upcoming year....more

Avoiding Tax and Legal Missteps: 4 Takeaways

On September 20, Peterson Sullivan and Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt partnered to host a seminar titled Avoiding Tax and Legal Missteps for the Construction Industry. Below are some of the key takeaways to consider...more

Responding To SCDEW: The Payoff For Employers

There are several ways that employers can keep their unemployment insurance (UI) tax rate down. First, it is beneficial to learn how the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (“SCDEW”) determines the...more

My Business Owes IRS Employment Taxes: What Do You Do? IRS Employment Taxes and “Trust fund Recovery Penalty” (Part 7)

by McNair Law Firm, P.A. on

Businesses that have employees and pay wages and salaries must withhold federal employee income taxes and the employee’s share of federal employment taxes (FICA) from these wages and salaries. The employer must “match” the...more

Monopoly Money or the Real Deal? Exploring the Possibility of Paying Employees in Bitcoin

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Bitcoin, the most popular form of digital or crypto-currency, is gaining traction as an investment vehicle and a way to pay for goods and services. More than 100,000 merchants worldwide now accept Bitcoin, allowing consumers...more

Lessons Learned from Katrina and Hurricane Harvey Relief Guidance to Date for those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

by Winstead PC on

Following Hurricane Katrina (“HK”), excellent minds in the government worked to provide helpful guidance on relief that employers could elect to utilize to assist employees impacted by that hurricane or other disasters either...more

AFRICA - A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion: Zimbabwe

1 .What role does the government of Zimbabwe play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The Government established the Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) to promote, coordinate and approve investment...more

IRS and States Crack Down on POS Systems: Zapper Software

by Bowditch & Dewey on

A good point of sale (“POS”) system is critical for any business engaged in sales to the public and having one in place goes a long way to ensuring that revenue and profits are being reported properly to federal, state and...more

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