Taxes

Saver’s Credit Can Help You Save for Retirement 

Saver’s Credit Can Help You Save for Retirement 

Article Highlights: Benefits Eligible Taxpayers Rules for Students, Dependents of Others and Individuals Under the Age of 18 Due Date for Contributions Low- and moderate-income workers can take steps to save for retirement and earn a special tax credit. The saver’s credit, also called the retirement savings credit, helps offset part of the first $2,000 workers voluntarily contribute to traditional…

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How Employee Stock Options Are Taxed

How Employee Stock Options Are Taxed

Article Highlights: Non-statutory Option Wage Income Statutory (Incentive) Options Capital Gains Alternative Minimum Tax Many companies, as an incentive to employees to help grow the companies’ market value, will offer stock options to key employees. The options give the employee the right to buy up to a specified number of shares of the company’s stock at a future date at…

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May 2021 Business Tax Due Dates

May 2021 Business Tax Due Dates

May 10 – Social Security, Medicare and Withheld Income Tax File Form 941 for the first quarter of 2021. This due date applies only if you deposited the tax for the quarter in full and on time. May 17 – Employer’s Monthly Deposit Due If you are an employer and the monthly deposit rules apply, May 17 is the due…

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May 2021 Individual Tax Due Dates

May 2021 Individual Tax Due Dates

May 10 – Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during April, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than May 1110. Your employer is required to withhold FICA taxes and income tax withholding for these tips from your…

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