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farmworkers. 1040ez printable tax forms However, these wages count toward the $2,500 test for determining whether other farmworkers' wages are subject to social security and Medicare taxes. 1040ez printable tax forms   A seasonal farmworker is a worker who: Works as a hand-harvest laborer, Is paid piece rates in an operation usually paid on this basis in the region of employment, Commutes daily from his or her permanent home to the farm, and Worked in agriculture less than 13 weeks in the preceding calendar year. 1040ez printable tax forms   See Family Employees , earlier, for certain exemptions from social security and Medicare taxes that apply to your child, spouse, and parent. 1040ez printable tax forms Religious exemption. 1040ez printable tax forms   An exemption from social security and Medicare taxes is available to members of a recognized religious group or division opposed to public insurance. 1040ez printable tax forms This exemption is available only if both the employee and the employer are members of the group or division. 1040ez printable tax forms   For more information, see Publication 517, Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers. 1040ez printable tax forms Cash wages. 1040ez printable tax forms   Only cash wages paid to farmworkers are subject to social security and Medicare taxes. 1040ez printable tax forms Cash wages include checks, money orders, and any kind of money or cash. 1040ez printable tax forms   Only cash wages subject to social security and Medicare taxes are credited to your employees for social security benefit purposes. 1040ez printable tax forms Payments not subject to these taxes, such as commodity wages, do not contribute to your employees' social security coverage. 1040ez printable tax forms For information about social security benefits, contact the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 or online at www. 1040ez printable tax forms socialsecurity. 1040ez printable tax forms gov. 1040ez printable tax forms Noncash wages. 1040ez printable tax forms    Noncash wages include food, lodging, clothing, transportation passes, and other goods and services. 1040ez printable tax forms Noncash wages paid to farmworkers, including commodity wages, are not subject to social security and Medicare taxes. 1040ez printable tax forms However, they are subject to these taxes if the substance of the transaction is a cash payment. 1040ez printable tax forms For information on lodging provided as a condition of employment, see Publication 15-B. 1040ez printable tax forms   Report the value of noncash wages in box 1 of Form W-2 together with cash wages. 1040ez printable tax forms Do not show noncash wages in box 3 or in box 5, (unless the substance of the transaction is a cash payment). 1040ez printable tax forms Tax rates and social security wage limit. 1040ez printable tax forms   For 2013, the employer and the employee will pay the following taxes. 1040ez printable tax forms The employer and employee each pay 6. 1040ez printable tax forms 2% of cash wages for social security tax (old-age, survivors, and disability insurance). 1040ez printable tax forms The employer and employee each pay 1. 1040ez printable tax forms 45% of cash wages for Medicare tax (hospital insurance). 1040ez printable tax forms The employee pays 0. 1040ez printable tax forms 9% of cash wages in excess of $200,000 for Additional Medicare Tax. 1040ez printable tax forms Wage limit. 1040ez printable tax forms   The limit on wages subject to the social security tax for 2013 is $113,700. 1040ez printable tax forms There is no limit on wages subject to the Medicare tax. 1040ez printable tax forms All covered wages are subject to the Medicare tax. 1040ez printable tax forms Additionally, all wages in excess of $200,000 are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding. 1040ez printable tax forms Paying employee's share. 1040ez printable tax forms   If you would rather pay the employee's share of social security and Medicare taxes without deducting it from his or her wages, you may do so. 1040ez printable tax forms It is additional income to the employee. 1040ez printable tax forms You must include it in box 1 of the employee's Form W-2, but do not count it as social security and Medicare wages (boxes 3 and 5 on Form W-2) or as wages for federal unemployment (FUTA) tax purposes. 1040ez printable tax forms Example. 1040ez printable tax forms Jane operates a small family fruit farm. 1040ez printable tax forms She employs day laborers in the picking season to enable her to timely get her crop to market. 1040ez printable tax forms She does not deduct the employees' share of social security and Medicare taxes from their pay; instead, she pays it on their behalf. 1040ez printable tax forms When her accountant, Susan, prepares the employees' Forms W-2, she adds each employee's share of social security and Medicare taxes paid by Jane to the employee's wage income (box 1 of Form W-2), but does not include it in box 3 (social security wages) or box 5 (Medicare wages and tips). 1040ez printable tax forms For 2013, Jane paid Mary $1,000 during the year. 1040ez printable tax forms Susan enters $1,076. 1040ez printable tax forms 50 in box 1 of Mary's Form W-2 ($1,000 wages plus $76. 1040ez printable tax forms 50 social security and Medicare taxes paid for Mary). 1040ez printable tax forms She enters $1,000 in boxes 3 and 5 of Mary's Form W-2. 1040ez printable tax forms Additional Medicare Tax. 1040ez printable tax forms   In addition to withholding Medicare tax at 1. 1040ez printable tax forms 45%, you must withhold a 0. 1040ez printable tax forms 9% Additional Medicare Tax from wages you pay to an employee in excess of $200,000 in a calendar year. 1040ez printable tax forms You are required to begin withholding Additional Medicare Tax in the pay period in which you pay wages in excess of $200,000 to an employee and continue to withhold it each pay period until the end of the calendar year. 1040ez printable tax forms Additional Medicare Tax is only imposed on the employee. 1040ez printable tax forms There is no employer share of Additional Medicare Tax. 1040ez printable tax forms All wages that are subject to Medicare tax are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding if paid in excess of the $200,000 threshold. 1040ez printable tax forms   For more information on what wages are subject to Medicare tax, see the chart, Special Rules for Various Types of Services and Payments, in section 15 of Publication 15 (Circular E). 1040ez printable tax forms For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, visit IRS. 1040ez printable tax forms gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. 1040ez printable tax forms Federal Income Tax Withholding If the cash wages you pay to farmworkers are subject to social security and Medicare taxes, they are also subject to federal income tax withholding. 1040ez printable tax forms Although noncash wages are subject to federal income tax, withhold income tax only if you and the employee agree to do so. 1040ez printable tax forms The amount to withhold is figured on gross wages without taking out social security and Medicare taxes, union dues, insurance, etc. 1040ez printable tax forms Form W-4. 1040ez printable tax forms   Generally, the amount of federal income tax you withhold is based on the employee's marital status and withholding allowances claimed on the employee's Form W-4. 1040ez printable tax forms In general, an employee can claim withholding allowances on Form W-4 equal to the number of exemptions the employee will be entitled to claim on his or her tax return. 1040ez printable tax forms An employee may also be able to claim a special withholding allowance and allowances for estimated deductions and credits. 1040ez printable tax forms   Do not withhold federal income tax from the wages of an employee who, by filing Form W-4, certifies that he or she had no federal income tax liability last year and anticipates no liability for the current year. 1040ez printable tax forms   You should give each new employee a Form W-4 as soon as you hire the employee. 1040ez printable tax forms For Spanish-speaking employees, you may use Formulario W-4(SP) which is the Spanish translation of Form W-4. 1040ez printable tax forms Have the employee complete and return the form to you before the first payday. 1040ez printable tax forms If the employee does not return the completed form, you must withhold federal income tax as if the employee is single and claims no withholding allowances. 1040ez printable tax forms New Form W-4 for 2014. 1040ez printable tax forms   You should make the 2014 Form W-4 available to your employees and encourage them to check their income tax withholding for 2014. 1040ez printable tax forms Those employees who owed a large amount of tax or received a large refund for 2013 may want to submit a new Form W-4. 1040ez printable tax forms You cannot accept substitute Forms W-4 developed by employees. 1040ez printable tax forms How to figure withholding. 1040ez printable tax forms   You can use one of several methods to determine the amount to withhold. 1040ez printable tax forms The methods are described in Publication 51 (Circular A), which contains tables showing the correct amount of federal income tax you should withhold. 1040ez printable tax forms Publication 51 (Circular A) also contains additional information about federal income tax withholding. 1040ez printable tax forms Nonemployee compensation. 1040ez printable tax forms   Generally, you do not have to withhold federal income tax on payments for services to individuals who are not your employees. 1040ez printable tax forms However, you may be required to report these payments on Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income, and to withhold under the backup withholding rules. 1040ez printable tax forms For more information, see the Instructions for Form 1099-MISC. 1040ez printable tax forms Required Notice to Employees About Earned Income Credit (EIC) You must provide notification about EIC to each employee who worked for you at any time during the year and from whom you did not withhold any federal income tax. 1040ez printable tax forms However, you do not have to notify employees who claim exemption from federal income tax withholding on Form W-4. 1040ez printable tax forms You meet the notification requirement by giving each employee any of the following. 1040ez printable tax forms Form W-2, which contains EIC notification on the back of Copy B. 1040ez printable tax forms A substitute Form W-2 with the exact EIC wording shown on the back of copy B of Form W-2. 1040ez printable tax forms Notice 797, Possible Federal Tax Refund Due to the Earned Income Credit (EIC). 1040ez printable tax forms Your own written statement with the exact wording of Notice 797. 1040ez printable tax forms For more information, see Publication 51 (Circular A). 1040ez printable tax forms Reporting and Paying Social Security, Medicare, and Withheld Federal Income Taxes You must withhold federal income, social security, and Medicare taxes required to be withheld from the salaries and wages of your employees. 1040ez printable tax forms You are liable for the payment of these taxes to the federal government whether or not you collect them from your employees. 1040ez printable tax forms If, for example, you withhold less than the correct tax from an employee's wages, you are still liable for the full amount. 1040ez printable tax forms You must also pay the employer's share of social security and Medicare taxes. 1040ez printable tax forms There is no employer share of Additional Medicare Tax. 1040ez printable tax forms Form 943. 1040ez printable tax forms   Report withheld federal income tax, social security tax, and Medicare tax on Form 943. 1040ez printable tax forms Your 2013 Form 943 is due by January 31, 2014 (or February 10, 2014, if you made deposits on time in full payment of the taxes due for the year). 1040ez printable tax forms Deposits. 1040ez printable tax forms   Generally, you must deposit both the employer and employee shares of social security and Medicare taxes and federal income tax withheld during the year. 1040ez printable tax forms However, you may make payments with Form 943 instead of depositing them if you accumulate less than a $2,500 tax liability (“Total taxes after adjustments” line on Form 943) during the year and you pay in full with a timely filed return. 1040ez printable tax forms   For more information on deposit rules, see Publication 51 (Circular A). 1040ez printable tax forms Electronic deposit requirement. 1040ez printable tax forms   You must use electronic funds transfer to make all federal tax deposits. 1040ez printable tax forms Generally, electronic funds transfers are made using EFTPS. 1040ez printable tax forms If you do not want to use EFTPS, you can arrange for your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other trusted third party to make electronic deposits on your behalf. 1040ez printable tax forms Also, you may arrange for your financial institution to initiate a same-day wire payment on your behalf. 1040ez printable tax forms EFTPS is a free service provided by the Department of Treasury. 1040ez printable tax forms Services provided by your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other third party may have a fee. 1040ez printable tax forms   For more information on making federal tax deposits, see section 7 of Publication 51 (Circular A). 1040ez printable tax forms To get more information about EFTPS or to enroll in EFTPS, visit www. 1040ez printable tax forms eftps. 1040ez printable tax forms gov or call 1-800-555-4477 or 1-800-733-4829 (TDD). 1040ez printable tax forms Additional information about EFTPS is also available in Publication 966. 1040ez printable tax forms Form W-2. 1040ez printable tax forms   By January 31, you must furnish each employee a Form W-2 showing total wages for the previous year and total federal income tax, social security tax, and Medicare tax withheld. 1040ez printable tax forms However, if an employee stops working for you and requests the form earlier, you must give it to the employee within 30 days of the later of the following dates. 1040ez printable tax forms The date the employee requests the form. 1040ez printable tax forms The date you make your final payment of wages to the employee. 1040ez printable tax forms Compensation paid to H-2A visa holders. 1040ez printable tax forms   Report compensation of $600 or more paid to foreign agricultural workers who entered the country on H-2A visas in box 1 of Form W-2. 1040ez printable tax forms Compensation paid to H-2A workers for agricultural labor performed in connection with this visa is not subject to social security and Medicare taxes, and therefore should not be reported as wages subject to social security tax (line 2), Medicare tax (line 4), or Additional Medicare Tax (line 6) on Form 943, and should not be reported as social security wages (box 3) or Medicare wages (box 5) on Form W-2. 1040ez printable tax forms   An employer is not required to withhold federal income tax from compensation it pays to an H-2A worker for agricultural labor performed in connection with this visa unless the worker asks for withholding and the employer agrees. 1040ez printable tax forms In this case, the worker must give the employer a completed Form W-4. 1040ez printable tax forms Federal income tax withheld should be reported on Form 943, line 8, and in box 2 of Form W-2. 1040ez printable tax forms   These reporting rules apply when the H-2A worker provides his or her taxpayer identification number (TIN) to the employer. 1040ez printable tax forms For the rules relating to backup withholding and reporting when the H-2A worker does not provide a TIN, see the Instructions for Form 1099-MISC and the Instructions for Form 945. 1040ez printable tax forms Trust fund recovery penalty. 1040ez printable tax forms   If you are responsible for withholding, accounting for, depositing, or paying federal withholding taxes and willfully fail to do so, you can be held liable for a penalty equal to the withheld tax not paid. 1040ez printable tax forms A responsible person can be an officer of a corporation, a partner, a sole proprietor, or an employee of any form of business. 1040ez printable tax forms A trustee or agent with authority over the funds of the business can also be held responsible for the penalty. 1040ez printable tax forms   Willfully means voluntarily, consciously, and intentionally. 1040ez printable tax forms Paying other expenses of the business instead of the taxes due is acting willfully. 1040ez printable tax forms Consequences of treating an employee as an independent contractor. 1040ez printable tax forms   If you classify an employee as an independent contractor and you have no reasonable basis for doing so, you may be held liable for employment taxes for that worker. 1040ez printable tax forms See Publication 15-A for more information. 1040ez printable tax forms Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax You must pay FUTA tax if you meet either of the following tests. 1040ez printable tax forms You paid cash wages of $20,000 or more to farmworkers in any calendar quarter during the current or preceding calendar year. 1040ez printable tax forms You employed 10 or more farmworkers for some part of at least 1 day during any 20 or more different calendar weeks during the current or preceding calendar year. 1040ez printable tax forms These rules do not apply to exempt services of your spouse, your parents, or your children under age 21. 1040ez printable tax forms See Family Employees , earlier. 1040ez printable tax forms Alien farmworkers. 1040ez printable tax forms   Wages paid to aliens admitted on a temporary basis to the United States to perform farmwork (also known as “H-2A visa workers”) are exempt from FUTA tax. 1040ez printable tax forms However, include your employment of these workers and the wages you paid them to determine whether you meet either of the above tests. 1040ez printable tax forms Commodity wages. 1040ez printable tax forms   Payments in kind for farm labor are not cash wages. 1040ez printable tax forms Do not count them to figure whether you are subject to FUTA tax or to figure how much tax you owe. 1040ez printable tax forms Tax rate and credit. 1040ez printable tax forms   The gross FUTA tax rate is 6. 1040ez printable tax forms 0% of the first $7,000 cash wages you pay to each employee during the year. 1040ez printable tax forms However, you are given a credit of up to 5. 1040ez printable tax forms 4% of the first $7,000 cash wages you pay to each employee for the state unemployment tax you pay. 1040ez printable tax forms If your state tax rate (experience rate) is less than 5. 1040ez printable tax forms 4%, you may still be allowed the full 5. 1040ez printable tax forms 4% credit. 1040ez printable tax forms   If you do not pay the state tax, you cannot take the credit. 1040ez printable tax forms If you are exempt from state unemployment tax for any reason, the full 6. 1040ez printable tax forms 0% rate applies. 1040ez printable tax forms See the Instructions for Form 940 for additional information. 1040ez printable tax forms More information. 1040ez printable tax forms   For more information on FUTA tax, see Publication 51 (Circular A). 1040ez printable tax forms Reporting and Paying FUTA Tax The FUTA tax is imposed on you as the employer. 1040ez printable tax forms It must not be collected or deducted from the wages of your employees. 1040ez printable tax forms Form 940. 1040ez printable tax forms   Report FUTA tax on Form 940. 1040ez printable tax forms The 2013 Form 940 is due January 31, 2014 (or February 10, 2014, if you timely deposited the full amount of your 2013 FUTA tax). 1040ez printable tax forms Deposits. 1040ez printable tax forms   If at the end of any calendar quarter you owe, but have not yet deposited, more than $500 in FUTA tax for the year, you must make a deposit by the end of the following month. 1040ez printable tax forms If the undeposited tax is $500 or less at the end of a quarter, you do not have to deposit it. 1040ez printable tax forms You can add it to the tax for the next quarter. 1040ez printable tax forms If the total undeposited tax is more than $500 at the end of the next quarter, a deposit will be required. 1040ez printable tax forms If the total undeposited tax at the end of the 4th quarter is $500 or less, you can either make a deposit or pay it with your return by the January 31, 2014, due date. 1040ez printable tax forms Electronic deposit requirement. 1040ez printable tax forms   You must use electronic funds transfer to make all federal tax deposits. 1040ez printable tax forms Generally, electronic funds transfers are made using EFTPS. 1040ez printable tax forms If you do not want to use EFTPS, you can arrange for your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other trusted third party to make electronic deposits on your behalf. 1040ez printable tax forms Also, you may arrange for your financial institution to initiate a same-day wire payment on your behalf. 1040ez printable tax forms EFTPS is a free service provided by the Department of Treasury. 1040ez printable tax forms Services provided by your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other third party may have a fee. 1040ez printable tax forms   For more information on making federal tax deposits, see section 7 of Publication 51 (Circular A). 1040ez printable tax forms To get more information about EFTPS or to enroll in EFTPS, visit www. 1040ez printable tax forms eftps. 1040ez printable tax forms gov or call 1-800-555-4477 or 1-800-733-4829 (TDD). 1040ez printable tax forms Additional information about EFTPS is also available in Publication 966. 1040ez printable tax forms 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