On the federal level, employer-only taxes include Social Security tax, Medicare tax, and federal unemployment (or FUTA) tax, which are administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). On the state level, employers are on the hook for state unemployment (or SUTA) tax, which is administered by the state workforce agency.
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A deductible is the amount you have to pay out of pocket. If a health insurance plan has a $1,000 deductible, you'd need to pay the first $1,000 before the plan covers any expenses. You're responsible for any copayments or coinsurance fees.
Funds in an IRA aren't subject to creditors' claims — it's said they are exempt from inclusion in the bankruptcy estate. This rule is meant to help debtors who go through bankruptcy to get a fresh start. But when an IRA owner dies and the account is inherited and that person files for bankruptcy, does the rule still hold?
If you run a business with employees, you have at some point wondered how you should compensate them for good work. It's actually a much trickier task than people realize. You have to take into account employee morale, employee performance and market averages. To get a fuller picture of how to fairly distribute raises to your employees, keep reading.
Although most wages are subject to SUTA tax, certain wages may be exempt. In New York, for example, wages paid to babysitters under 18 years of age, church employees, and certain family members are exempt from SUTA tax. Therefore, it’s essential to check with your state unemployment agency to determine which wages are related to SUTA.
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