Questions tagged [withholding]

related to the practice, at times required by law, of deducting money upfront before paying the balance. Generally used in the context of taxes.

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CP542 backup withholding notice from IRS

I've just received an utterly bizarre letter from the IRS, excerpted below: Notice: CP542 Form: 1040 Tax Period Ending: 12-31-1985 Our records show you have reported and paid all tax ...
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Where on 1040 do I indicate withholding adjustments in a community property state (form 8958)?

My wife received a notice from the IRS indicating they contest the amount specified on line 64 ("Federal income tax withheld from Forms W-2 and 1099") of her 1040. I'm trying to determine if we need ...
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Married filing jointly, withholding number does not match actual tax savings

I am getting married this year (2019). My wife will not be working or bringing in any wage. Beginning in 2020, I plan to submit a new w-4 to specify a withholding amount, with the goal of having a ...
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How can I notify the CRA of intent to contribute to an RRSP?

I currently have an RRSP through work that I contribute to. However, the amount is significantly smaller than my annual limit. I have a self-managed RRSP separately and contribute sizable amounts. ...
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How can I fill Line 1 of T1213, when I can't know my annual salary and Union deductions in Dec yet?

My dad is paid hourly but sometimes he works over-time. His employer issues his T4 in Feb 2020. He has $50K in RRSP he never deducted. Let BPA mean Basic Personal Amount. Line 1 of T1213 = Optimal ...
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Withholding Tax for Citizen of No Tax Treaty with US

I am a citizen and resident of Saudi Arabia, a country with no tax treaty with the US. I receive monthly royalties from Amazon as a designer in their print on demand platform (they sell t shirts of my ...
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Will backup withholding be applied in this scenario?

May be this is a very basic question but I couldn’t find exact scenario on web which I am looking for. What I know: If a US person (located or citizen of US) trades equity in market, then the broker ...
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FICA taxes withheld on F1 visa, employer said to give correct W2C moving withheld FICA to Federal? (Unique Case)

I was an intern at a company in 2016. I am currently on F1 visa (Non Resident Alien under 5 years) and therefore exempt fro SSN and Medicare taxes (FICA). My employer withheld these taxes and gave ...
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Is interest from US Savings Bonds subject to nonresident alien tax withholding?

A person received some US Series EE Savings Bonds when he was a child. He was always a nonresident alien for US tax purposes and he is not from a treaty country. The Bonds matured in 2001 and has ...
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Nanny Tax Withholding threshold

We hired a part time nanny in May. We expected to exceed the $1900 threshold and started deducting FICA taxes. Now at the end of the year, we've payed her less than $1600. Must I still file a w-2 for ...
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How to factor Level 1 and 2 Foreign With-holding Tax?

I want to invest just Canadian-listed ETFs. I don't want to deal with USD. I'm judging VEE 0.24% MER, XEC 0.26% MER, and ZEM 0.27%. Do I just add Level 1 and 2 Foreign With-holding tax to MER? What ...
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Payment from USA to India partnership - how do i pay taxes?

I am wiring money from a US corporation to a company that is a partnership based in India. How do I calculate the tax owed to the Indian government and how do I send it to them? Do I deduct this ...
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Taxes on an NY summer internship

I am a TN resident who will be doing a 12 week internship this summer in upstate NY. My salary is around 2.3k every two weeks. What would this be after taxes? Would my company take care of state and ...
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How to make sense of results from the IRS W-4 withholding calculator?

After entering all my data into the calculator, attempting to get a handle on how much we are going to owe next year, I received this summary, which makes no sense at all: If $947 will be due when I ...
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Can I “Request to reduce tax deductions at source” for 1. EI, 2. CPP, 3. Union deductions, 4. TTC, 5. DCPP?

I am completing T1213 Request to Reduce Tax Deductions at Source, but which of the following can be deducted too? EI? CPP deductions? Union deductions? TTC 2-month Pass? employer's defined ...