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Military star card Publication 15-A - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 15-A, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/pub15a. Military star card What's New Social security and Medicare tax for 2014. Military star card  The social security tax rate is 6. Military star card 2% each for the employee and employer, unchanged from 2013. Military star card The social security wage base limit is $117,000. Military star card The Medicare tax rate is 1. Military star card 45% each for the employee and employer, unchanged from 2013. Military star card There is no wage base limit for Medicare tax. Military star card 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. Military star card Social security and Medicare taxes apply to election workers who are paid $1,600 or more in cash or an equivalent form of compensation. Military star card Withholding allowance. Military star card  The 2014 amount for one withholding allowance on an annual basis is $3,950. Military star card Same-sex marriage. Military star card  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. Military star card For more information, see Revenue Ruling 2013-17, 2013-38 I. Military star card R. Military star card B. Military star card 201, available at www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/irb/2013-38_IRB/ar07. Military star card html. Military star card Notice 2013-61 provides special administrative procedures for employers to make claims for refunds 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. Military star card Notice 2013-61, 2013-44 I. Military star card R. Military star card B. Military star card 432, is available at www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/irb/2013-44_IRB/ar10. Military star card html. Military star card Reminders Additional Medicare Tax withholding. Military star card . Military star card  In addition to withholding Medicare tax at 1. Military star card 45%, you must withhold a 0. Military star card 9% Additional Medicare Tax from wages you pay to an employee in excess of $200,000 in a calendar year. Military star card 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. Military star card Additional Medicare Tax is only imposed on the employee. Military star card There is no employer share of Additional Medicare Tax. Military star card 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. Military star card 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. Military star card For more information on Additional Medicare Tax, visit IRS. Military star card gov and enter “Additional Medicare Tax” in the search box. Military star card Work opportunity tax credit for qualified tax-exempt organizations hiring qualified veterans. Military star card  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. Military star card 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. Military star card For more information, visit IRS. Military star card gov and enter “work opportunity tax credit” in the search box. Military star card COBRA premium assistance credit. Military star card  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. 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Military star card Virgin Islands, or Formularios 941-PR, Planilla para la Declaración Federal TRIMESTRAL del Patrono), and believe your employment taxes for the calendar year will be $1,000 or less, and you would like to file Form 944, Employer's ANNUAL Federal Tax Return, instead of Forms 941, you must contact the IRS to request to file Form 944. Military star card You must receive written notice from the IRS to file Form 944 instead of Forms 941 before you may file this form. Military star card For more information on requesting to file Form 944, visit IRS. Military star card gov and enter “file employment taxes annually” in the search box. Military star card Employers can request to file Forms 941 instead of Form 944. Military star card  If you received notice from the IRS and have been filing Form 944 but would like to file Forms 941 instead, you must contact the IRS to request to file Forms 941. Military star card You must receive written notice from the IRS to file Forms 941 instead of Form 944 before you may file these forms. Military star card For more information on requesting to file Form 944, visit IRS. Military star card gov and enter “file employment taxes annually” in the search box. Military star card Aggregate Form 941 filers. Military star card  Agents must complete Schedule R (Form 941), Allocation Schedule for Aggregate Form 941 Filers, when filing an aggregate Form 941. Military star card Aggregate Forms 941 can only be filed by agents approved by the IRS under section 3504 of the Internal Revenue Code. Military star card To request approval to act as an agent for an employer, the agent must file Form 2678, Employer/Payer Appointment of Agent, with the IRS. Military star card Aggregate Form 940 filers. Military star card  Agents must complete Schedule R (Form 940), Allocation Schedule for Aggregate Form 940 Filers, when filing an aggregate Form 940, Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return. Military star card Aggregate Forms 940 may only be filed by agents acting on behalf of home care service recipients who receive home care services through a program administered by a federal, state, or local government. Military star card To request approval to act as an agent on behalf of home care service recipients, the agent must file Form 2678 with the IRS. Military star card Electronic filing and payment. Military star card  Now, more than ever before, businesses can enjoy the benefits of filing and paying their federal taxes electronically. Military star card Whether you rely on a tax professional or handle your own taxes, the IRS offers you convenient programs to make filing and payment easier. 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Military star card The electronic signature must be the final entry in the submission. Military star card Upon request, you must furnish a hard copy of any completed electronic form to the IRS and a statement that, to the best of the payer's knowledge, the electronic form was submitted by the named payee. Military star card The hard copy of the electronic form must provide exactly the same information as, but need not be a facsimile of, the paper form. Military star card For Form W-4, the signature must be under penalty of perjury, and must contain the same language that appears on the paper version of the form. Military star card The electronic system must inform the employee that he or she must make a declaration contained in the perjury statement and that the declaration is made by signing the Form W-4. Military star card You must also meet all recordkeeping requirements that apply to the paper forms. Military star card For more information, see: Regulations sections 31. Military star card 3402(f)(5)-1(c) (for Form W-4), and Announcement 99-6 (for Forms W-4P, W-4S, and W-4V). Military star card You can find Announcement 99-6 on page 24 of Internal Revenue Bulletin 1999-4 at www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb99-04. Military star card pdf. Military star card Additional employment tax information. Military star card  Visit the IRS website at www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/businesses and click on the Employment Taxes link under Businesses Topics. Military star card Telephone help. Military star card  You can call the IRS Business and Specialty Tax Line with your employment tax questions at 1-800-829-4933. Military star card Help for people with disabilities. Military star card  You may call 1-800-829-4059 (TDD/TTY for persons who are deaf, heard of hearing, or have a speech disability) with any tax question or to order forms and publications. Military star card You may also use this number for assistance with unresolved tax problems. Military star card Furnishing Form W-2 to employees electronically. Military star card  You may set up a system to furnish Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, electronically. Military star card Each employee participating must consent (either electronically or by paper document) to receive his or her Form W-2 electronically, and you must notify the employee of all hardware and software requirements to receive the form. Military star card You may not send a Form W-2 electronically to any employee who does not consent or who has revoked consent previously provided. Military star card To furnish Forms W-2 electronically, you must meet the following disclosure requirements and provide a clear and conspicuous statement of each requirement to your employees. Military star card The employee must be informed that he or she will receive a paper Form W-2 if consent is not given to receive it electronically. Military star card The employee must be informed of the scope and duration of the consent. Military star card The employee must be informed of any procedure for obtaining a paper copy of his or her Form W-2 and whether or not the request for a paper statement is treated as a withdrawal of his or her consent to receiving his or her Form W-2 electronically. Military star card The employee must be notified about how to withdraw a consent and the effective date and manner by which the employer will confirm the withdrawn consent. Military star card The employee must also be notified that the withdrawn consent does not apply to the previously issued Forms W-2. Military star card The employee must be informed about any conditions under which electronic Forms W-2 will no longer be furnished (for example, termination of employment). Military star card The employee must be informed of any procedures for updating his or her contact information that enables the employer to provide electronic Forms W-2. Military star card The employer must notify the employee of any changes to the employer's contact information. Military star card You must furnish electronic Forms W-2 by the same due date as the paper Forms W-2. Military star card For more information on furnishing Form W-2 to employees electronically, see Regulations section 31. Military star card 6051-1(j). Military star card Photographs of missing children. Military star card  The IRS is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Military star card Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Military star card 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. Military star card Introduction This publication supplements Publication 15 (Circular E). Military star card It contains specialized and detailed employment tax information supplementing the basic information provided in Publication 15 (Circular E). Military star card This publication also contains tables for withholding on distributions of Indian gaming profits to tribal members. Military star card Publication 15-B, Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits, contains information about the employment tax treatment of various types of noncash compensation. Military star card Ordering publications and forms. Military star card   See Ordering Employer Tax Forms and Publications in Publication 15 (Circular E) and How To Get Tax Help , later, for more information on how to obtain forms and publications. 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Military star card Publication 547 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. Military star card Tax questions. Military star card Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New Section C of Form 4684 for Ponzi-type investment schemes. Military star card  Section C of Form 4684 is new for 2013. Military star card You must complete Section C if you are claiming a theft loss deduction due to a Ponzi-type investment scheme and are using Revenue Procedure 2009-20, as modified by Revenue Procedure 2011-58. Military star card Section C of Form 4684 replaces Appendix A in Revenue Procedure 2009-20. Military star card You do not need to complete Appendix A. Military star card For details, see Losses from Ponzi-type investment schemes , later. Military star card Reminders Future developments. Military star card   For the latest information about developments related to Publication 547, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/pub547. Military star card Photographs of missing children. Military star card  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Military star card Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. Military star card 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. Military star card Introduction This publication explains the tax treatment of casualties, thefts, and losses on deposits. Military star card A casualty occurs when your property is damaged as a result of a disaster such as a storm, fire, car accident, or similar event. Military star card A theft occurs when someone steals your property. Military star card A loss on deposits occurs when your financial institution becomes insolvent or bankrupt. Military star card This publication discusses the following topics. Military star card Definitions of a casualty, theft, and loss on deposits. Military star card How to figure the amount of your gain or loss. Military star card How to treat insurance and other reimbursements you receive. Military star card The deduction limits. Military star card When and how to report a casualty or theft. Military star card The special rules for disaster area losses. Military star card Forms to file. Military star card   Generally, when you have a casualty or theft, you have to file Form 4684. Military star card You may also have to file one or more of the following forms. Military star card Schedule A (Form 1040). Military star card Form 1040NR, Schedule A (for nonresident aliens). Military star card Schedule D. Military star card Form 4797. Military star card For details on which form to use, see How To Report Gains and Losses , later. Military star card Condemnations. Military star card   For information on condemnations of property, see Involuntary Conversions in chapter 1 of Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets. Military star card Workbooks for casualties and thefts. Military star card   Publication 584, Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook (Personal-Use Property), is available to help you make a list of your stolen or damaged personal-use property and figure your loss. Military star card It includes schedules to help you figure the loss on your home and its contents, and your motor vehicles. Military star card   Publication 584-B, Business Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook, is available to help you make a list of your stolen or damaged business or income-producing property and figure your loss. Military star card Comments and suggestions. Military star card   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. Military star card   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. Military star card NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. Military star card Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. Military star card   You can send your comments from www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/formspubs/. Military star card Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. Military star card   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. Military star card Ordering forms and publications. Military star card   Visit www. Military star card irs. Military star card gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. Military star card Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Military star card Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. Military star card   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. Military star card gov or call 1-800-829-1040. Military star card We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. Military star card Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 523 Selling Your Home 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income 550 Investment Income and Expenses 551 Basis of Assets 584 Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook (Personal-Use Property) 584-B Business Casualty, Disaster, and   Theft Loss Workbook Form (and Instructions) Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions Form 1040NR, Schedule A Itemized Deductions (for nonresident aliens) Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses 4684 Casualties and Thefts 4797 Sales of Business Property See How To Get Tax Help near the end of this publication for information about getting publications and forms. Military star card Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications