Tagged: payroll taxes


Tax Update: Governor Christie Reverses and Repeals New Law and Reinstates Pennsylvania-New Jersey Reciprocal Tax Agreement Preventing Adversely Impacting 250,000 Workers & Thousands of Employers

Posted: November 16, 2016

IMPORTANT TAX ALERT: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, reinstated a four-decade old tax reciprocity agreement with Pennsylvania that allows residents who work in either state to pay income taxes at their home state’s rate. You can almost hear the collective sigh of relief of the many commuters that would have been… Read more »

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City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue Announces Wage Tax Reduction for July 1, 2016

Posted: July 12, 2016

Philadelphia Landmark: The Famous and Quirky 45 Foot Steel Clothes Pin Created by Sculptor Claes Oldenburg Across from City Hall The City of Philadelphia has reduced the City Wage Tax rate effective July 1, 2016. The new Wage Tax rate for residents of Philadelphia is 3.9004% (.039004). The new Wage Tax rate for non-residents of… Read more »

Playing Games With Employees: IRS May Come Knocking

Posted: July 09, 2013

The Treasury Inspector General of For Tax Administration recently issued a report entitled Employers Do Not Always Follow Internal Revenue Service Determination Rulings that indicated the employers just do not get it when it comes to treating workers correctly for tax purposes.  This report sheds more light on non-compliance and will result in more audits… Read more »

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Risky Business: Playing Fast and Loose with Worker Classification

Posted: September 09, 2012

In light of the IRS’s fairly recent Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program (VCSP) issued in 2012, employers need to consider the benefits and risks of their current classification of employees as independent contractors. This window of opportunity is only available before the IRS or Department of Labor initiates an examination. Small companies and businesses of… Read more »

Employers Playing Tax Games with Worker Classification: Part II: Employee or Independent Contractor?

Posted: October 13, 2011

Our previous post discussed the IRS new Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program (VCSP) offering past payroll tax relief when the employer agrees to reclassify workers as employees. For the details and discussion of this VCSP program please see our just published article at my website at the following link: Employers Playing Tax Games with Workers:… Read more »

New Tax Alert: Employers Playing Tax Games with Workers: IRS Offers Way to Come Clean

Posted: September 30, 2011

The IRS has just introduced a new Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program offering past payroll tax relief when the employer agrees to reclassify workers as employees.  For the details and discussion of this VCSP program please see my just published article at my website at the following link: Employers Playing Tax Games with Workers: IRS Offers Way… Read more »

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