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Filing for tax extension Publication 51 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders Calendar Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 51 (Circular A), such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/pub51. Filing for tax extension What's New Social security and Medicare tax for 2014. Filing for tax extension  The social security tax rate is 6. Filing for tax extension 2% each for the employee and employer, unchanged from 2013. Filing for tax extension The social security wage base limit is $117,000. Filing for tax extension The Medicare tax rate is 1. Filing for tax extension 45% each for the employee and employer, unchanged from 2013. Filing for tax extension There is no wage base limit for Medicare tax. Filing for tax extension Social security and Medicare taxes apply to the wages of household workers you pay $1,900 or more in cash or an equivalent form of compensation. Filing for tax extension Withholding allowance. Filing for tax extension  The 2014 amount for one withholding allowance on an annual basis is $3,950. Filing for tax extension Change of responsible party. Filing for tax extension  Beginning January 1, 2014, any entity with an employer identification number (EIN) must file Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party—Business, to report the latest change to its responsible party. Filing for tax extension Form 8822-B must be filed within 60 days of the change. Filing for tax extension If the change in the identity of your responsible party occurred before 2014, and you have not previously notified the IRS of the change, file Form 8822-B before March 1, 2014, reporting only the most recent change. Filing for tax extension For a definition of "responsible party", see the Form 8822-B instructions. Filing for tax extension Same-sex marriage. Filing for tax extension  For federal tax purposes, individuals of the same sex are considered married if they were lawfully married in a state (or foreign country) whose laws authorize the marriage of two individuals of the same sex, even if the state (or foreign country) in which they now live does not recognize same-sex marriage. Filing for tax extension For more information, see Revenue Ruling 2013-17, 2013-38 I. Filing for tax extension R. Filing for tax extension B. Filing for tax extension 201, available at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/irb/2013-38_IRB/ar07. Filing for tax extension html. Filing for tax extension Notice 2013-61 provides special administrative procedures for employers to make claims for refund or adjustments of overpayments of social security and Medicare taxes with respect to certain same-sex spouse benefits before expiration of the period of limitations. Filing for tax extension Notice 2013-61, 2013-44 I. Filing for tax extension R. Filing for tax extension B. Filing for tax extension 432, is available at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/irb/2013-44_IRB/ar10. Filing for tax extension html. Filing for tax extension Reminders Additional Medicare Tax withholding. Filing for tax extension  In addition to withholding Medicare tax at 1. Filing for tax extension 45%, you must withhold a 0. Filing for tax extension 9% Additional Medicare Tax from wages you pay to an employee in excess of $200,000 in a calendar year. Filing for tax extension 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. Filing for tax extension Additional Medicare Tax is only imposed on the employee. Filing for tax extension There is no employer share of Additional Medicare Tax. Filing for tax extension All wages that are subject to Medicare tax are subject to Additional Medicare Tax withholding if paid in excess of the $200,000 withholding threshold. Filing for tax extension 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), Employer's Tax Guide. Filing for tax extension For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, visit IRS. Filing for tax extension gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. Filing for tax extension Work opportunity tax credit for qualified tax-exempt organizations hiring qualified veterans. Filing for tax extension  The work opportunity tax credit is available for eligible unemployed veterans who begin work on or after November 22, 2011, and before January 1, 2014. Filing for tax extension Qualified tax-exempt organizations that hire eligible unemployed veterans can claim the work opportunity tax credit against their payroll tax liability using Form 5884-C, Work Opportunity Credit for Qualified Tax-Exempt Organizations Hiring Qualified Veterans. Filing for tax extension For more information, visit IRS. Filing for tax extension gov and enter “work opportunity tax credit” in the search box. Filing for tax extension Outsourcing payroll duties. Filing for tax extension  Employers are responsible to ensure that tax returns are filed and deposits and payments are made, even if the employer contracts with a third party to perform these acts. Filing for tax extension The employer remains responsible if the third party fails to perform any required action. Filing for tax extension If you choose to outsource any of your payroll and related tax duties (that is, withholding, reporting, and paying over social security, Medicare, FUTA, and income taxes) to a third-party payer such as a payroll service provider or reporting agent, visit IRS. Filing for tax extension gov and enter “outsourcing payroll duties” in the search box for helpful information on this topic. Filing for tax extension COBRA premium assistance credit. Filing for tax extension  The credit for COBRA premium assistance payments applies to premiums paid for employees involuntarily terminated between September 1, 2008, and May 31, 2010, and to premiums paid for up to 15 months. Filing for tax extension For more information, see COBRA premium assistance credit under Introduction. Filing for tax extension Compensation paid to H-2A foreign agricultural workers. Filing for tax extension  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, Wage and Tax Statement. Filing for tax extension 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 withholding (line 6) on Form 943, Employer's Annual Federal Tax Return for Agricultural Employees, and should not be reported as social security wages (box 3) or Medicare wages (box 5) on Form W-2. Filing for tax extension On Form W-2, do not check box 13 (Statutory employee), as H-2A workers are not statutory employees. Filing for tax extension An employer is not required to withhold federal income tax from compensation it pays an H-2A worker for agricultural labor performed in connection with this visa unless the worker asks for withholding and the employer agrees. Filing for tax extension In that case, the worker must give the employer a completed Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. Filing for tax extension Federal income tax withheld should be reported on Form 943, line 8, and in box 2 of Form W-2. Filing for tax extension These reporting rules apply when the H-2A worker provides his or her taxpayer identification number (TIN) to the employer. Filing for tax extension 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. Filing for tax extension Additional employment tax information. Filing for tax extension  Visit the IRS website at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/businesses and click on Employment Taxes under Businesses Topics. Filing for tax extension For employment tax information by telephone, call 1-800-829-4933 or 1-800-829-4059 (TDD/TTY for persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability) Monday–Friday from 7:00 a. Filing for tax extension m. Filing for tax extension –7:00 p. Filing for tax extension m. Filing for tax extension local time (Alaska and Hawaii follow Pacific time). Filing for tax extension Additionally, you can call IRS TeleTax at 1-800-829-4477 for recorded information by topic. Filing for tax extension Disregarded entities and qualified subchapter S subsidiaries (QSubs). Filing for tax extension  Eligible single-owner disregarded entities and QSubs are treated as separate entities for employment tax purposes. Filing for tax extension Eligible single-member entities that have not elected to be taxed as corporations must report and pay employment taxes on wages paid to their employees using the entities' own names and EINs. Filing for tax extension See Regulations sections 1. Filing for tax extension 1361-4(a)(7) and 301. Filing for tax extension 7701-2(c)(2)(iv). Filing for tax extension Differential wage payments. Filing for tax extension  Qualified differential wage payments made by employers to individuals serving in the Armed Forces after 2008 are subject to income tax withholding but not social security, Medicare, or FUTA taxes. Filing for tax extension For more information, see Publication 15 (Circular E). Filing for tax extension Federal tax deposits must be made by electronic funds transfer. Filing for tax extension  You must use electronic funds transfer to make all federal tax deposits. Filing for tax extension Generally, electronic fund transfers are made using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). Filing for tax extension 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. Filing for tax extension Also, you may arrange for your financial institution to initiate a same-day wire payment on your behalf. Filing for tax extension EFTPS is a free service provided by the Department of Treasury. Filing for tax extension Services provided by your tax professional, financial institution, payroll service, or other third party may have a fee. Filing for tax extension For more information on making federal tax deposits, see How To Deposit in section 7. Filing for tax extension To get more information about EFTPS or to enroll in EFTPS, visit www. Filing for tax extension eftps. Filing for tax extension gov or call 1-800-555-4477 or 1-800-733-4829 (TDD). Filing for tax extension Additional information about EFTPS is also available in Publication 966, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System: A Guide To Getting Started. Filing for tax extension Electronic filing and payment. Filing for tax extension  Now, more than ever before, businesses can enjoy the benefits of filing tax returns and paying their taxes electronically. Filing for tax extension Whether you rely on a tax professional or handle your own taxes, the IRS offers you convenient programs to make it easier. Filing for tax extension Spend less time and worry on taxes and more time running your business. Filing for tax extension Use e-file and the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) to your benefit. Filing for tax extension For e-file, visit the IRS website at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/efile for additional information. Filing for tax extension For EFTPS, visit www. Filing for tax extension eftps. Filing for tax extension gov or call EFTPS Customer Service at 1-800-555-4477 (business), 1-800-316-6541 (individual), or 1-800-733-4829 (TDD) for additional information. Filing for tax extension For electronic filing of Form W-2, visit www. Filing for tax extension socialsecurity. Filing for tax extension gov/employer. Filing for tax extension If you are filing your tax return or paying your federal taxes electronically, a valid EIN is required. Filing for tax extension If a valid EIN is not provided, the return or payment will not be processed. Filing for tax extension This may result in penalties and delays in processing your return or payment. Filing for tax extension Electronic funds withdrawal (EFW). Filing for tax extension  If you file Form 943 electronically, you can e-file and e-pay (electronic funds withdrawal) the balance due in a single step using tax preparation software or through a tax professional. Filing for tax extension However, do not use EFW to make federal tax deposits. Filing for tax extension For more information on paying your taxes using EFW, visit the IRS website at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/e-pay. Filing for tax extension A fee may be charged to file electronically. Filing for tax extension Credit or debit card payments. Filing for tax extension   Employers can pay the balance due shown on Form 943 by credit or debit card. Filing for tax extension Do not use a credit or debit card to make federal tax deposits. Filing for tax extension For more information on paying your taxes with a credit or debit card, visit the IRS website at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/e-pay. Filing for tax extension When you hire a new employee. Filing for tax extension  Ask each new employee to complete the 2014 Form W-4 or its Spanish version, Formulario W-4(SP), Certificado de Exención de Retenciones del Empleado. Filing for tax extension Also, ask the employee to show you his or her social security card so that you can record the employee's name and social security number accurately. Filing for tax extension If the employee has lost the card or recently changed names, have the employee apply for a duplicate or corrected card. Filing for tax extension If the employee does not have a card, have the employee apply for one on Form SS-5, Application for a Social Security Card. Filing for tax extension See section 1 for more information. Filing for tax extension Eligibility for employment. Filing for tax extension  You must verify that each new employee is legally eligible to work in the United States. Filing for tax extension This includes completing the U. Filing for tax extension S. Filing for tax extension Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Filing for tax extension You can get the form from USCIS offices or by calling 1-800-870-3676. Filing for tax extension Contact the USCIS at 1-800-375-5283, or visit the USCIS website at www. Filing for tax extension uscis. Filing for tax extension gov for more information. Filing for tax extension New hire reporting. Filing for tax extension   You are required to report any new employee to a designated state new-hire registry. Filing for tax extension A new employee is an employee who has not previously been employed by you or was previously employed by you but has been separated from such prior employment for at least 60 consecutive days. Filing for tax extension Many states accept a copy of Form W-4 with employer information added. Filing for tax extension Visit the Office of Child Support Enforcement's website at www. Filing for tax extension acf. Filing for tax extension hhs. Filing for tax extension gov/programs/cse/newhire for more information. Filing for tax extension Dishonored payments. Filing for tax extension  Any form of payment that is dishonored and returned from a financial institution is subject to a penalty. Filing for tax extension The penalty is $25 or 2% of the payment, whichever is more. Filing for tax extension However, the penalty on dishonored payments of $24. Filing for tax extension 99 or less is an amount equal to the payment. Filing for tax extension For example, a dishonored payment of $18 is charged a penalty of $18. Filing for tax extension Forms in Spanish. Filing for tax extension  You can provide Formulario W-4(SP) in place of Form W-4 to your Spanish-speaking employees. Filing for tax extension For more information, see Publicación 17(SP), El Impuesto Federal sobre los Ingresos (Para Personas Físicas). Filing for tax extension For nonemployees, Formulario W-9(SP), Solicitud y Certificación del Número de Identificación del Contribuyente, may be used in place of Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. Filing for tax extension References in this publication to Form W-4 or Form W-9 also apply to their equivalent Spanish translations—Formulario W-4(SP) or Formulario W-9(SP). Filing for tax extension Information returns. Filing for tax extension  You may be required to file information returns to report certain types of payments made during the year. Filing for tax extension For example, you must file Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income, to report payments of $600 or more to persons not treated as employees (for example, independent contractors) for services performed for your trade or business. Filing for tax extension For details about filing Forms 1099 and for information about required electronic filing, see the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns for general information and the separate, specific instructions for each information return that you file (for example, Instructions for Form 1099-MISC). Filing for tax extension Generally, do not use Forms 1099 to report wages or other compensation that you paid to employees; report these amounts on Form W-2. Filing for tax extension See the General Instructions for Forms W-2 and W-3 for details about filing Forms W-2 and for information about required electronic filing. Filing for tax extension If you file 250 or more Forms W-2, you must file them electronically. Filing for tax extension SSA will not accept Forms W-2 and W-3 filed on any magnetic media. Filing for tax extension Information reporting customer service site. Filing for tax extension  The IRS operates the Enterprise Computing Center—Martinsburg, a centralized customer service site, to answer questions about reporting on Forms W-2, W-3, 1099, and other information returns. Filing for tax extension If you have questions related to reporting on information returns, you may call 1-866-455-7438 (toll free), 304-263-8700 (toll call), or 304-267-3367 (TDD/TTY for persons who are deaf, heard of hearing, or have a speech disability). Filing for tax extension The call site can also be reached by email at mccirp@irs. Filing for tax extension gov. Filing for tax extension Do not include tax identification numbers (TINs) or attachments in email correspondence because electronic mail is not secure. Filing for tax extension Web-based application for an employer identification number (EIN). Filing for tax extension  You can apply for an employer identification number (EIN) online by visiting IRS. Filing for tax extension gov and clicking on the Apply for an EIN Online link under Tools. Filing for tax extension When a crew leader furnishes workers to you. Filing for tax extension  Record the crew leader's name, address, and EIN. Filing for tax extension See sections 2 and 10. Filing for tax extension Change of address. Filing for tax extension  Use Form 8822-B to notify the IRS of an address change. Filing for tax extension Do not mail form 8822-B with your employment tax return. Filing for tax extension Ordering forms and publications. Filing for tax extension  You can order your 2013 and 2014 employment tax and information return forms, instructions, and publications online at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/businesses. Filing for tax extension Click on the Online Ordering for Information Returns and Employer Returns. Filing for tax extension You can also visit www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/formspubs to download other forms and publications. Filing for tax extension Instead of ordering paper Forms W-2 and W-3, consider filing them electronically using the Social Security Administration's (SSA) free e-file service. Filing for tax extension Visit the SSA's Employer W-2 Filing Instructions & Information website at  www. Filing for tax extension socialsecurity. Filing for tax extension gov/employer, to register for Business Services Online. Filing for tax extension You will be able to create and file “fill-in” versions of Forms W-2 with SSA and can print out completed copies of Forms W-2 for filing with state and local governments, distribution to your employees, and for your records. Filing for tax extension Form W-3 will be created for you based on your Forms W-2. Filing for tax extension Tax Questions. Filing for tax extension   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Filing for tax extension gov or call 1-800-829-4933 (businesses), 1-800-829-1040 (individuals), or 1-800-829-4059 (TDD/TTY for persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability) Monday–Friday from 7:00 a. Filing for tax extension m. Filing for tax extension –7:00 p. Filing for tax extension m. Filing for tax extension local time (Alaska and Hawaii follow Pacific time). Filing for tax extension We cannot answer tax questions sent to the address provided later for comments and suggestions. Filing for tax extension Recordkeeping. Filing for tax extension  Keep all records of employment taxes for at least 4 years. Filing for tax extension These should be available for IRS review. Filing for tax extension Your records should include the following information. Filing for tax extension Your employer identification number (EIN). Filing for tax extension Amounts and dates of all wage, annuity, and pension payments. Filing for tax extension Names, addresses, social security numbers, and occupations of employees and recipients. Filing for tax extension Any employee copies of Forms W-2 and W-2c returned to you as undeliverable. Filing for tax extension Dates of employment for each employee. Filing for tax extension Periods for which employees and recipients were paid while absent due to sickness or injury and the amount and weekly rate of payments you or third-party payers made to them. Filing for tax extension Copies of employees' and recipients' income tax withholding allowance certificates (Forms W-4, W-4(SP), W-4P, and W-4S). Filing for tax extension Dates and amounts of tax deposits you made and acknowledgment numbers for deposits made by EFTPS. Filing for tax extension Copies of returns filed and confirmation numbers. Filing for tax extension Records of fringe benefits and expense reimbursements provided to your employees, including substantiation. Filing for tax extension If a crew leader furnished you with farmworkers, you must keep a record of the name, permanent mailing address, and EIN of the crew leader. Filing for tax extension If the crew leader has no permanent mailing address, record his or her present address. Filing for tax extension Private delivery services. Filing for tax extension  You can use certain private delivery services designated by the IRS to send tax returns and payments. Filing for tax extension The list includes only the following. Filing for tax extension DHL Express (DHL): DHL Same Day Service. Filing for tax extension Federal Express (FedEx): FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx International Priority, and FedEx International First. Filing for tax extension United Parcel Service (UPS): UPS Next Day Air, UPS Next Day Air Saver, UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS 2nd Day Air A. Filing for tax extension M. Filing for tax extension , UPS Worldwide Express Plus, and UPS Worldwide Express. Filing for tax extension For the IRS mailing address to use if you are using a private delivery service, go to IRS. Filing for tax extension gov and enter "private delivery service" in the search box. Filing for tax extension Your private delivery service can tell you how to get written proof of the mailing date. Filing for tax extension Private delivery services cannot deliver items to P. Filing for tax extension O. Filing for tax extension boxes. Filing for tax extension You must use the U. Filing for tax extension S. Filing for tax extension Postal Service to mail any item to an IRS P. Filing for tax extension O. Filing for tax extension box address. Filing for tax extension Photographs of missing children. Filing for tax extension  The IRS is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Filing for tax extension Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Filing for tax extension You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. Filing for tax extension Calendar The following are important dates and responsibilities. Filing for tax extension See section 7 for information about depositing taxes reported on Forms 941, 943, 944, and 945. Filing for tax extension Also see Publication 509, Tax Calendars. Filing for tax extension   If any date shown below for filing a return, furnishing a form, or depositing taxes falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the due date is the next business day. Filing for tax extension A statewide legal holiday delays a filing due date only if the IRS office where you are required to file is located in that state. Filing for tax extension However, a statewide legal holiday does not delay the due date of federal tax deposits. Filing for tax extension See Deposits on Business Days Only in section 7. Filing for tax extension For any filing due date, you will meet the “file” or “furnish” requirement if the envelope containing the return or form is properly addressed, contains sufficient postage, and is postmarked by the U. Filing for tax extension S. Filing for tax extension Postal Service on or before the due date, or sent by an IRS-designated delivery service on or before the due date. Filing for tax extension See Private delivery services under Reminders. Filing for tax extension By January 31 . Filing for tax extension   File Form 943. Filing for tax extension See section 8 for more information on Form 943. Filing for tax extension If you deposited all Form 943 taxes when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Filing for tax extension Furnish each employee with a completed Form W-2. Filing for tax extension Furnish each recipient to whom you paid $600 or more in nonemployee compensation with a completed Form 1099 (for example, Form 1099-MISC). Filing for tax extension File Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return. Filing for tax extension See section 10 for more information on FUTA. Filing for tax extension If you deposited all the FUTA tax when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Filing for tax extension File Form 945, Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax, to report any nonpayroll federal income tax withheld in 2013. Filing for tax extension If you deposited all Form 945 taxes when due, you have 10 additional calendar days to file. Filing for tax extension By February 15. Filing for tax extension  Ask for a new Form W-4 or Formulario W-4(SP) from each employee who claimed exemption from federal income tax withholding last year. Filing for tax extension On February 16. Filing for tax extension  Any Form W-4 claiming exemption from withholding for the previous year has now expired. Filing for tax extension Begin withholding for any employee who previously claimed exemption from withholding but has not given you a new Form W-4 for the current year. Filing for tax extension If the employee does not give you a new Form W-4, withhold tax based on the last valid Form W-4 you have for the employee that does not claim exemption from withholding or, if one does not exist, as if he or she is single with zero withholding allowances. Filing for tax extension See section 5 for more information. Filing for tax extension If the employee furnishes a new Form W-4 claiming exemption from withholding after February 15, you may apply the exemption to future wages, but do not refund taxes withheld while the exempt status was not in place. Filing for tax extension By February 28. Filing for tax extension   File paper Forms 1099 and 1096. Filing for tax extension File Copy A of all paper Forms 1099 with Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U. Filing for tax extension S. Filing for tax extension Information Returns, with the IRS. Filing for tax extension For electronically filed returns, see By March 31 below. Filing for tax extension File paper Forms W-2 and W-3. Filing for tax extension File Copy A of all paper Forms W-2 with Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, with the SSA. Filing for tax extension For electronically filed returns, see By March 31 next. Filing for tax extension By March 31. Filing for tax extension   File electronic Forms W-2 and 1099. Filing for tax extension File electronic Forms W-2 with the SSA and Forms 1099 with the IRS. Filing for tax extension For more information on reporting Form W-2 information to the SSA electronically, visit the SSA's Employer W-2 Filing Instructions & Information webpage at www. Filing for tax extension socialsecurity. Filing for tax extension gov/employer. Filing for tax extension For information on filing information returns electronically with the IRS, see Publication 1220, Specifications for Electronic Filing of Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, 8935, and W-2G. Filing for tax extension By April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 31. Filing for tax extension   Deposit FUTA taxes. Filing for tax extension Deposit FUTA tax if the undeposited amount is over $500. Filing for tax extension Before December 1. Filing for tax extension  Remind employees to submit a new Form W-4 if their marital status or withholding allowances have changed or will change for the next year. Filing for tax extension Introduction This publication is for employers of agricultural workers (farmworkers). Filing for tax extension It contains information that you may need to comply with the laws for agricultural labor (farmwork) relating to social security and Medicare taxes, FUTA tax, and withheld federal income tax (employment taxes). Filing for tax extension Agricultural employers report social security and Medicare taxes and withheld federal income tax on Form 943 and report FUTA tax on Form 940. Filing for tax extension If you have nonfarm employees, see Publication 15 (Circular E). Filing for tax extension If you have employees in the U. Filing for tax extension S. Filing for tax extension Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, see Publication 80 (Circular SS). Filing for tax extension Publication 15-A, Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide, contains more employment-related information, including information about sick pay and pension income. Filing for tax extension Publication 15-B, Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits, contains information about the employment tax treatment and valuation of various types of noncash compensation. Filing for tax extension Comments and suggestions. Filing for tax extension   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Filing for tax extension   You can write to us at the following address:  Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division  1111 Constitution Ave. Filing for tax extension NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Filing for tax extension Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Filing for tax extension   You can also send us comments from www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/formspubs. Filing for tax extension Click on More Information and then click on Comment on Tax Forms and Publications. Filing for tax extension   Although we cannot respond individually to each email, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax forms, instructions, and publications. Filing for tax extension COBRA premium assistance credit. Filing for tax extension   The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) provides certain former employees, retirees, spouses, former spouses, and dependent children the right to temporary continuation of health coverage at group rates. Filing for tax extension COBRA generally covers multiemployer health plans and health plans maintained by private-sector employers (other than churches) with 20 or more full and part-time employees. Filing for tax extension Parallel requirements apply to these plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Filing for tax extension Under the Public Health Service Act, COBRA requirements apply also to health plans covering state or local government employees. Filing for tax extension Similar requirements apply under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and under some state laws. Filing for tax extension For the premium assistance (or subsidy) discussed below, these requirements are all referred to as COBRA requirements. Filing for tax extension   Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), employers are allowed a credit against “payroll taxes” (referred to in this publication as “employment taxes”) for providing COBRA premium assistance to assistance eligible individuals. Filing for tax extension For periods of COBRA continuation coverage beginning after February 16, 2009, a group health plan must treat an assistance eligible individual as having paid the required COBRA continuation coverage premium if the individual elects COBRA coverage and pays 35% of the amount of the premium. Filing for tax extension   An assistance eligible individual is a qualified beneficiary of an employer's group health plan who is eligible for COBRA continuation coverage during the period beginning September 1, 2008, and ending May 31, 2010, due to the involuntarily termination from employment of a covered employee during the period and elects continuation COBRA coverage. Filing for tax extension The assistance for the coverage can last up to 15 months. Filing for tax extension   Employees terminated during the period beginning September 1, 2008, and ending May 31, 2010, who received a severance package that delayed the start of the COBRA continuation coverage, may still be eligible for premium assistance for COBRA continuation coverage. Filing for tax extension For more information, see Notice 2009-27, 2009-16 I. Filing for tax extension R. Filing for tax extension B. Filing for tax extension 838, available at www. Filing for tax extension irs. Filing for tax extension gov/irb/2009-16_irb/ar09. Filing for tax extension html. Filing for tax extension   Administrators of the group health plans (or other entities) that provide or administer COBRA continuation coverage must provide notice to assistance eligible individuals of the COBRA premium assistance. Filing for tax extension   The 65% of the premium not paid by the assistance eligible individual is reimbursed to the employer maintaining the group health plan. Filing for tax extension The reimbursement is made through a credit against the employer's employment tax liabilities. Filing for tax extension For information on how to claim the credit, see the Instructions for Form 943. Filing for tax extension The credit is treated as a deposit made on the first day of the return period. Filing for tax extension In the case of a multiemployer plan, the credit is claimed by the plan, rather than the employer. Filing for tax extension In the case of an insured plan subject to state law continuation coverage requirements, the credit is claimed by the insurance company, rather than the employer. Filing for tax extension   Anyone claiming the credit for COBRA premium assistance payments must maintain the following information to support their claim, including the following. Filing for tax extension Information on the receipt of the assistance eligible individuals' 35% share of the premium including dates and amounts. Filing for tax extension In the case of an insurance plan, a copy of invoice or other supporting statement from the insurance carrier and proof of timely payment of the full premium to the insurance carrier required under COBRA. Filing for tax extension In the case of a self-insured plan, proof of the premium amount and proof of the coverage provided to the assistance eligible individuals. Filing for tax extension Attestation of involuntary termination, including the date of the involuntary termination for each covered employee whose involuntary termination is the basis for eligibility for the subsidy. Filing for tax extension Proof of each assistance eligible individual's eligibility for COBRA coverage and the election of COBRA coverage. Filing for tax extension A record of the social security numbers (SSNs) of all covered employees, the amount of the subsidy reimbursed with respect to each covered employee, and whether the subsidy was for one individual or two or more individuals. Filing for tax extension   For more information, visit IRS. Filing for tax extension gov and enter “COBRA” in the search box. Filing for tax extension Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer's Tax Guide 15-A Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide 15-B Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits 225 Farmer's Tax Guide 535 Business Expenses 583 Starting a Business and Keeping Records 1635 Employer Identification Number: Understanding Your EIN Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Filing for tax extension Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Filing for tax extension The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Filing for tax extension Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Filing for tax extension   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Filing for tax extension We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. Filing for tax extension You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Filing for tax extension You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Filing for tax extension   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. Filing for tax extension Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Filing for tax extension Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Filing for tax extension Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Filing for tax extension We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Filing for tax extension   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. Filing for tax extension   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Filing for tax extension If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. Filing for tax extension Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and need to resolve tax problems such as audits, appeals and tax collection disputes. Filing for tax extension Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Filing for tax extension Visit Taxpayer Advocate or see IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. Filing for tax extension Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications