Social Security Wage Base Rises to $117,000 for 2014
The Social Security Administration announced that the wage base above which taxes for old age, survivors, and disability insurance (OASDI) are not due will increase from $113,700 to $117,000 in...
Published on October 31, 2013
Social Security Presentation
This is a presentation on Social Security: Where it's Been, Where it is, What You Should Know - by Ted Sarenski for the AICPA National Tax Conference - November 2011
Published on April 17, 2012
Understanding Social Security Reform The Issues and Alternatives (2005)
March 2005. Policymakers and the public need to have a clear understanding of the issues involved in reforming Social Security and the far-reaching impact reform will have. By providing unbiased facts and analysis, this study serves as a basis for an informed discussion of reform of the Social...
Published on April 28, 2010
July 29, 2011 Tax E-Alert Truncation of Social Security Numbers on Specific Statements
This newsletter contains information regarding: Tax Reform Legislation in Congress, Truncation of Social Security Numbers, 3 Percent Withholding Law, IRS is Mailing Surveys to Taxpayers to Assess Burden, Delinquent Information Returns, Schedule UTP
Published on February 28, 2012
S.C. Taxpayers Social Security Numbers, Credit Cards Hacked
The South Carolina Department of Revenue is providing affected taxpayers a year of credit monitoring after a hacker stole information including 3.6 million Social Security numbers and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers from its computer systems
Published on November 02, 2012
Strategies for Minimizing Taxation of Your Social Security Retirement Benefit, June 2005
If the only income you had during the year was Social Security income, then your benefit usually isn't taxable. However, if you earned other income during the year or had substantial investment income, then you might have to pay federal...
Published on April 19, 2012
Congress Passes Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Extension
The Senate and the House of Representatives on December 23 both agreed by unanimous consent to extend the reduced rate, and President Barack Obama signed the bill the same day.
Published on December 27, 2011
IRS Extends, Modifies Program Allowing Truncated Social Security Numbers on Information Returns
...IRS announced that it is extending and modifying a pilot program designed to deter identity theft that allows filers of certain paper information returns to truncate the payee’s Social Security number on the payee statement
Published on April 21, 2011
IRS Provides PTIN Guidance for Preparers Without a Social Security Number
The IRS has provided a process for individuals without a Social Security number to obtain a preparer tax identification number (PTIN
Published on January 28, 2011
TIGTA and Congress Focus on Identity Theft and Tax Fraud
The House Ways and Means Oversight and Social Security Subcommittees held a hearing on tax fraud involving identity theft and TIGTA released a report saying the IRS does not handle identity theft issues well
Published on May 10, 2012