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Payroll Tax Deferral: Proceed With Caution

The latest panacea to the pandemic is the Payroll Tax Deferral, whereby employers can opt not to withhold the Social Security tax (Medicare must be continued to be withheld) on employees whose annualized salary does not exceed $104,000 ($2,000 per week). Deferral is the key word here! The deferral period of the 6.2% tax began on ...
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Yes, You Must Pay Taxes on Unemployment Benefits

As of now, the enhanced unemployment benefits put into place under the CARES Act are set to end before July 31. This means the $600 additional federal unemployment per week that millions of Americans have been receiving as aid during the coronavirus pandemic will come to an end. Qualified recipients will be eligible for state unemployment benefits ...
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