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SSA Updates Key Numbers for 2022

The Social Security Administration reviews key numbers each year and usually makes adjustments. In a recent release, the SSA announced what is and is not changing for 2022. Here are the key changes: The maximum taxable earnings for the Social Security portion rises from $142,800 to $147,000. (There is no limit on the Medicare portion.) Exempt …

Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

The IRS will require business owners to amortize Section 174 research expenses over multiple years instead of deducting them in the year incurred unless a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes before December 31. Through 2021, businesses could deduct Section 174 expenses in the year in which they were incurred or capitalize …

Taxable and Nontaxable Employee Benefits

As the unemployment rate falls from its 2020 high, employees are switching jobs in record numbers. The new stability in the economy means workers have more leeway to shop around for jobs that fit their lifestyles, needs and values. Now, the onus is on employers to provide an environment that makes their star team members …

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2022

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2022. Social Security tax In 2022, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2% for employers and employees, unchanged from 2021. The Social Security wage base is $147,000 for employers and employees, increasing from $142,800 in 2021. Self-employed people must pay 12.4% on the first $147,000. Medicare tax In …

IRS Announces Annual Inflation Adjustments

With the end of the year in sight, the IRS has announced inflation adjustments taking effect in the new year. This does not directly affect the taxes you’ll be filing by April 15, 2022. Rather, these adjustments generally apply to tax returns you will be filing in 2023. Although that seems far away, it pays …

SSA Updates Key Numbers for 2022

The Social Security Administration reviews key numbers each year and usually makes adjustments. In a recent release, the SSA announced what is and is not changing for 2022. Here are the key changes: The maximum taxable earnings for the Social Security portion rises from $142,800 to $147,000. (There is no limit on the Medicare portion.) Exempt …

Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

The IRS will require business owners to amortize Section 174 research expenses over multiple years instead of deducting them in the year incurred unless a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes before December 31. Through 2021, businesses could deduct Section 174 expenses in the year in which they were incurred or capitalize …

Taxable and Nontaxable Employee Benefits

As the unemployment rate falls from its 2020 high, employees are switching jobs in record numbers. The new stability in the economy means workers have more leeway to shop around for jobs that fit their lifestyles, needs and values. Now, the onus is on employers to provide an environment that makes their star team members …

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2022

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2022. Social Security tax In 2022, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2% for employers and employees, unchanged from 2021. The Social Security wage base is $147,000 for employers and employees, increasing from $142,800 in 2021. Self-employed people must pay 12.4% on the first $147,000. Medicare tax In …

IRS Announces Annual Inflation Adjustments

With the end of the year in sight, the IRS has announced inflation adjustments taking effect in the new year. This does not directly affect the taxes you’ll be filing by April 15, 2022. Rather, these adjustments generally apply to tax returns you will be filing in 2023. Although that seems far away, it pays …

SSA Updates Key Numbers for 2022

The Social Security Administration reviews key numbers each year and usually makes adjustments. In a recent release, the SSA announced what is and is not changing for 2022. Here are the key changes: The maximum taxable earnings for the Social Security portion rises from $142,800 to $147,000. (There is no limit on the Medicare portion.) Exempt …

Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

The IRS will require business owners to amortize Section 174 research expenses over multiple years instead of deducting them in the year incurred unless a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes before December 31. Through 2021, businesses could deduct Section 174 expenses in the year in which they were incurred or capitalize …

Taxable and Nontaxable Employee Benefits

As the unemployment rate falls from its 2020 high, employees are switching jobs in record numbers. The new stability in the economy means workers have more leeway to shop around for jobs that fit their lifestyles, needs and values. Now, the onus is on employers to provide an environment that makes their star team members …

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2022

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2022. Social Security tax In 2022, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2% for employers and employees, unchanged from 2021. The Social Security wage base is $147,000 for employers and employees, increasing from $142,800 in 2021. Self-employed people must pay 12.4% on the first $147,000. Medicare tax In …

IRS Announces Annual Inflation Adjustments

With the end of the year in sight, the IRS has announced inflation adjustments taking effect in the new year. This does not directly affect the taxes you’ll be filing by April 15, 2022. Rather, these adjustments generally apply to tax returns you will be filing in 2023. Although that seems far away, it pays …

SSA Updates Key Numbers for 2022

The Social Security Administration reviews key numbers each year and usually makes adjustments. In a recent release, the SSA announced what is and is not changing for 2022. Here are the key changes: The maximum taxable earnings for the Social Security portion rises from $142,800 to $147,000. (There is no limit on the Medicare portion.) Exempt …

Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

The IRS will require business owners to amortize Section 174 research expenses over multiple years instead of deducting them in the year incurred unless a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes before December 31. Through 2021, businesses could deduct Section 174 expenses in the year in which they were incurred or capitalize …

Taxable and Nontaxable Employee Benefits

As the unemployment rate falls from its 2020 high, employees are switching jobs in record numbers. The new stability in the economy means workers have more leeway to shop around for jobs that fit their lifestyles, needs and values. Now, the onus is on employers to provide an environment that makes their star team members …

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2022

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2022. Social Security tax In 2022, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2% for employers and employees, unchanged from 2021. The Social Security wage base is $147,000 for employers and employees, increasing from $142,800 in 2021. Self-employed people must pay 12.4% on the first $147,000. Medicare tax In …

IRS Announces Annual Inflation Adjustments

With the end of the year in sight, the IRS has announced inflation adjustments taking effect in the new year. This does not directly affect the taxes you’ll be filing by April 15, 2022. Rather, these adjustments generally apply to tax returns you will be filing in 2023. Although that seems far away, it pays …

SSA Updates Key Numbers for 2022

The Social Security Administration reviews key numbers each year and usually makes adjustments. In a recent release, the SSA announced what is and is not changing for 2022. Here are the key changes: The maximum taxable earnings for the Social Security portion rises from $142,800 to $147,000. (There is no limit on the Medicare portion.) Exempt …

Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

The IRS will require business owners to amortize Section 174 research expenses over multiple years instead of deducting them in the year incurred unless a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes before December 31. Through 2021, businesses could deduct Section 174 expenses in the year in which they were incurred or capitalize …

Taxable and Nontaxable Employee Benefits

As the unemployment rate falls from its 2020 high, employees are switching jobs in record numbers. The new stability in the economy means workers have more leeway to shop around for jobs that fit their lifestyles, needs and values. Now, the onus is on employers to provide an environment that makes their star team members …

Payroll Tax Rates and Contribution Limits for 2022

Below are federal payroll tax rates and benefits contribution limits for 2022. Social Security tax In 2022, the Social Security tax rate is 6.2% for employers and employees, unchanged from 2021. The Social Security wage base is $147,000 for employers and employees, increasing from $142,800 in 2021. Self-employed people must pay 12.4% on the first $147,000. Medicare tax In …

IRS Announces Annual Inflation Adjustments

With the end of the year in sight, the IRS has announced inflation adjustments taking effect in the new year. This does not directly affect the taxes you’ll be filing by April 15, 2022. Rather, these adjustments generally apply to tax returns you will be filing in 2023. Although that seems far away, it pays …

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