Many tax amounts affecting businesses have increased for 2021

How much do your employees have to earn in 2021 before they can stop paying Social Security tax? How much can they contribute to 401(k) plans this year? Here are the answers to these and other questions about tax-related inflation adjustments and changes affecting businesses.

Employee Retention Credit

The Employee Retention Credit is a refundable tax credit against payroll taxes equal to 50% of qualified wages a qualifying employer pays to employees after March 12, 2020, and before January 1, 2021. The maximum qualified wages per employee is $10,000, Therefore, the maximum credit per employee is $5,000. The credit is available to all[ … ]

What to do if your business receives a “no-match” letter

In the past few months, many businesses and employers nationwide have received “no-match” letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The purpose of these letters is to alert employers if there’s a discrepancy between the agency’s files and data reported on W-2 forms, which are given to employees and filed with the IRS. Specifically, they[ … ]