Survey of Total State Taxes and Planning Implications for Retirees
- Payroll tax reduction extended. Gray, Michael // Michael Gray, CPA's Tax & Business Insight;Mar2012, p9
The article reveals that the 2 percent reduction in employee social security tax from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent has been extended for the rest of 2012.
- Super different. // BRW;6/15/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p31
The article delineates the difference between Australia's tax system and those elsewhere in the world. The Australian system is distinct from the rest of the world due to the absence of social security contributions. Instead of pensions being paid by income tax on workers, Australians contribute...
- Section 30A wage credit to increase too. Carmona, Jose L. // Caribbean Business;12/21/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 50, p46
Reports that the maximum wage credit allowed under the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code Section 30A will increase per employee in 2001. Increase in the Social Security tax wage base; Lack of effect on the way an employee's Social Security tax is calculated.
- Three ways to cut your FICA tax. Powe, Michael J. // Money;Jun2000, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p178
Offers information on reducing the burden of withholding taxes on salaries under $76,200. The advantage of contributing the maximum amount to 401(k) plans; How to save tax money on employer subsidies for transit to work or parking; The tax benefits of flexible spending accounts.
- Social Security Fight Has A Few Rounds Left To Go. Morgan, Tom // Business Journal (Central New York);4/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p29
Comments on the Social Security reform implemented by the Bush administration in the U.S. Decision of the Congress to raise taxes on wages and Social Security; Contention of the author that to soften the impact of the taxes, bigger earners will have higher taxes than the smaller earners; Debate...
- Retirement Income Replacement Ratios: An Update. Palmer, Bruce A. // Benefits Quarterly;1994 Second Quarter, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p59
This article presents the findings of the third periodic study of retirement replacement ratios conducted by researchers at the Center for Risk Management and Insurance Research, Georgia State University and the Alexander and Alexander Consulting Group. The 1993 study reveals continuing changes...
- Wage base used in computing Social Security tax will increase in 2001. Carmona, Jose L. // Caribbean Business;12/21/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 50, p46
Reports on the Puerto Rico Social Security Administration's (SSA) raising of the wage base for computing the Social Security tax in 2001. Increase in average total wages; Taxes levied on employers, employees and self-employed workers by the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA); Maximum...
- Confusing and Often Unfair. // New Mexico Business Journal;Oct2001, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p37
Provides information on the taxation system of New Mexico. Taxation on tribal lands; Gross receipts and compensating tax; Personal income tax. INSET: Tax Facts.
- Stop Soaking the Not-So-Rich. Revell, Janice // Money;Jun2009, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p108
The article discusses various taxes that are designed to tax wealthy people that the author feels also impact middle class people. Taxes that are discussed include the social security tax, the alternative minimum tax (AMT) and capital-loss carry-forward taxes. The impact that these taxes are...