How Self-Employed Individuals and Household Employers Repay Deferred Social Security Tax

This article was published by the IRS. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act allowed self-employed individuals and household employers to defer the payment of certain Social Security taxes on their Form 1040 for tax year 2020 over the next two years. Half of the deferred Social Security tax was due by December 31, 2021, [...]

IRS Reminds Taxpayers Their Social Security Benefits May Be Taxable

This article was published by the IRS. A new tax season has arrived. The IRS reminds taxpayers receiving Social Security benefits that they may have to pay federal income tax on a portion of those benefits. Social Security benefits include monthly retirement, survivor, and disability benefits. They don't include supplemental security income payments, which aren't taxable. [...]

For Many Employers and Self-Employed People, Deferred Social Security Tax Payment Due Jan. 3

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding employers and self-employed individuals that chose to defer paying part of their 2020 Social Security tax obligation that a payment is due on January 3, 2022. Most affected employers and self-employed individuals received reminder billing notices from the IRS. The agency noted, however, [...]

The Current Financial Status of Social Security

With talk that Social Security funds will begin to be depleted in coming years, many people are interested in staying on top of the health of Social Security. Each year, the Social Security Board of Trustees issues its annual report on the current financial status of the Social Security program. In this video, Steve Goss, the [...]

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