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December 2011

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IRS Now Says No Payroll Taxes on Family Employment in a Single-Member LLC

Oops! That’s what the IRS says about its regulation that required corporate payroll tax treatment for single-member LLCs after December 31, 2008.1


In their confessions, the IRS and the Treasury Department admit that they did not intend to eliminate the pre-2009 single-member LLC tax breaks that applied to family employment, such as the favorable avoidance of FICA, Medicare, and unemployment taxes when a parent hires his or her child.


The Family Employment Tax Break


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