Article Date:
December 2006


Word Count:
196

 

 

Payroll Service Took Taxes on Child Hire


Our payroll service took FICA, Medicare, and unemployment taxes on the wages I paid my 15-year-old child. When I told them the child is exempt from payroll taxes, the service person told me that was incorrect. You said that the child wage was exempt. Who is right? (M.S., Detroit, MI)

 

We are. Go to page 8 of IRS Publication 15, (Circular E) Employers Tax Guide, and you will find on that page that wages paid by the ... Log in to view full article.

Log in to view full article
Already a subscriber?
 
Email Address

 
Password

Log In Send me my password

You'll be able to read the full article and get instant access to the last few issues of the Tax Reduction Letter

Not yet a subscriber?
 
with a money-back guarantee