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What do employers do with the money they withhold for your income tax? [closed]

As per the rules, every employer withholds money from your paycheck for your income tax. These taxes are only paid once a year. What do employers do with the money they've withheld from you in the ...
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Company still hasn't sent my 1099 tax form

I am a translator for a company. I work from home on my computer and they send me emails with documents they need translated when needed. Come March I still had not received any tax form from them. I ...
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Overpaid on paycheck. How to proceed? [closed]

I was overpaid on my recent paycheck by an amount that bumped me up to a higher tax bracket. My company wants me to pay them back the net overpayment but now my check is lower than it would have been ...
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Why would German companies hire professionals from abroad? [closed]

Is there a viable and significant benefit for a German software company to hire abroad, other than having a higher-skilled professional for lesser pay? Is it worth the preliminary legal work when a ...
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Is it misleading to include FICA “benefits” in an offer letter?

I received an offer letter today and found it very odd that they included Medicare and Social Security contributions the company would make on my behalf. I thought such employer + employee ...
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Are there tax breaks (U.S.) for hiring new university grads?

I had my friend interview for a professional role on my team (software engineer II) - he didn't quite meet the expectations during the interview. Later, it was announced that we're going to start ...
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Losing seniority at present job for a better opportunity [closed]

I'm at my present job as a programmer since 2007, in Northern NJ. I have 3 weeks of vacation, work from home when I have/want to, a good rapport with my manager/team and name recognition across our ...
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My Employer Discovered They Have Been Paying Me Wrong [closed]

The head of payroll at my company just discovered that they have been paying me the incorrect amount for the past few months and that they owe me money. He says that they will issue a check next month ...
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do 1099 contractors receive 1099 forms quarterly? [closed]

Since taxes need to be filed quarterly would a 1099 form be mailed out quarterly, as well, by the company?
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How do I pay tax for freelancing? [closed]

I'm a freelance web designer (well starting up) and was wondering do I pay tax and how do I do it? I work full time as a IT apprentice if that's of any relevance. I'm completely new to everything and ...
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Signing Bonus Tax Question

I am getting a signing bonus (5K) on the new job. When the employer gives the signing bonus will I receive the whole 5K or will I received after the tax (35%)? Any experiences? I am in United ...
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Why is there such a huge difference between listed (base) salary and actual pay?

I often wonder why I can't be paid the amount straight and let me take care of my medical, transport, house, taxes instead of the company. I am asked how much is my salary to which have an answer, ...
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Why does a my client insist on my incorporation?

I'm a software engineer out of Quebec, Canada. My current contract is going through a headhunting firm. I bill the headhunting firm and they bill the company I'm actually doing work for and take a ...
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W2 vs 1099 - Rate Difference

I've been a full-time employee for a while and just started contracting work end of last year as W2. With the advent of ACA, I just realized that I can get more benefit from the heathcare exchanges ...
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Contracting role versus permanent role? What is the difference? [duplicate]

I hope that I could have your input on a contact job opportunity that I might have in Dublin. This role is a contract role (6 month initial contract with possibility to extend it up to 18 months). It ...
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W2 vs last pay stub [closed]

I left my last job last year at the end of a month. We were on a monthly pay schedule, getting paid for the previous month of employment. My employer promised me my last check and my W2 (since there ...
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Does a background check include if you paid your taxes or not?

In 2010 - 2011 I did freelance web development as my only source if income. All the money I received was under the table and I didn't pay taxes. I did, however, pay taxes for 2012 I want to work for ...
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How can communicate effectively the need for HR to correct my Tax Withholding?

I was recently married and filed a new W4 form (federal US tax withholdings). I checked "Married but Withhold at Single Rate" meaning that my withholdings should be the same as when I was filing as a ...
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How do different tax rates affect the pay at different locations of the same company?

I am applying for a job at a tech company with offices at Zurich and Munich. I understand I dont have the job yet so I may be jumping the gun, but I was asked my preference. I dont intend to live long ...
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What are the rules regarding electronic distribution of income data forms for tax reporting in the United States?

This is specific to the United States, but hopefully that's not too localized. For those not familiar with the W-2 form, it is a brief statement reporting income and tax data that people employed in ...
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Is it out of line to ask for a raise to make up for a tax increase?

Many in the US have probably noticed the 2% increase in FICA taxes this year. I realize my employer is not responsible for the tax increase. But neither am I, and now I'm earning 2% less than last ...