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  • Frequently Asked Tax Questions About Social Security Income

    This web page answers common tax questions about Social Security income. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury
  • Household Workers

    If you hire someone to work in your home, such as a cleaning person, a cook, a gardener or a baby sitter, both you and your employee should know about paying Social Security and Medicare taxes. Your household employee may be eligible for Social Security and Medicare some day—if you deduct Social Security and Medicare taxes from his or her wages, pay the taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and report the wages to the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • If You Are Self-Employed

    Most people who pay into Social Security work for an employer. Their employer deducts Social Security taxes from their paycheck, matches that contribution and sends taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and reports wages to Social Security. But self-employed people must report their earnings and pay their taxes directly to IRS. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Tax Information for Charities and Other Nonprofits

    These web pages from the IRS web site contain information for charities, tax exempt organizations and other nonprofit organizations. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Information for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed

    This section offers a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers and businesses. The "Quick Links" section will provide you with fast access to general business topics. You may also order the Small Business/Self Employed Tax Calendar, Introduction to Federal Taxes CD-ROM, Virtual Small Business Workshop CD-ROM, and the Small Business Resource Guide CD-ROM online. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Tax Questions by Senior Citizens

    This web site answers common questions that Senior Citizens have about their taxes, especially their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). The web site contains links to particular IRS publications. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Earned Income Tax Credit

    The EIC is a special tax benefit for working people who earn low or moderate incomes. Workers who qualify for the EIC and file a federal tax return can get back some or all of the federal income tax that was taken out of their pay during the year. They may also get extra cash back from the IRS. Even workers whose earnings are too small to have paid taxes can get the EIC. Content Detail

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    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Social Security Administration No-Match Letters: Top 10 Tips for Employers

    What the Social Security Administration tells employers to do when the employer receives "no-match" letters from the Social Security Administration at work, and tips for employers' responses. A "no-match" letter tells the employer that the Social Security number the employer has on file for an employee is incorrect or invalid. This document is directed at employers, but does provide information that may be helpful to employees. The document is PDF format. Content Detail

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    National Employment Law Project (NHELP)
  • Supplemental Security Income Rights and Responsibilities

    This document lists your rights and responsibilities in connection with Supplemental Security Income payments. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • Frequently Asked Tax Questions About the Earned Income Tax Credit

    This web page answers common questions about the Earned Income Tax Credit for families with children. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury
  • Frequently Asked Tax Questions and Answers

    Find answers to common tax questions on the IRS web site by reviewing the categories of questions or doing a search by keyword or category. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • IRS.gov - The Web Site of the Internal Revenue Service

    This web site contains tax information for (1) Individuals, (2) Businesses, (3) Charities & Non-Profits, (4) Government Entities, (5) Tax Professionals, and (6) Retirement Plans. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Reduce Your Taxes

    You could pay less federal income tax or qualify for a tax refund if you meet income guidelines under the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)! Through the Earned Income Tax Credit program, the federal government returns money to low-income workers—to encourage work and to reduce poverty. Content Detail

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    Appleseed Foundation
  • SC Centers for Equal Justice Taxpayer Brochure

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    South Carolina Legal Services - Columbia
  • Tax Information for Individuals

    From these pages of the IRS web site you may (1) find out the status of your IRS refund, (2) learn how to file your tax returns electronically, (3) find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, (4) calculate the amount that your employer should withhold from your earnings, and much more. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service