/Tag: self-employment tax

Several key tax provisions for businesses provided by the new COVID-19 law

By |2020-04-27T23:22:08+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID 19, News|Tags: , , , , , |

On March 27, President Trump signed into law another coronavirus (COVID-19) law, which provides extensive relief for businesses and employers. Below are several key tax-related provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Employee retention credit The new law provides a refundable payroll tax credit for 50% of wages paid [...]

Your “brand” has commercial value and is taxable

By |2020-06-05T18:53:14+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Business Advice, Tax Planning|Tags: , , |

Federal Tax News Your Brand Generally, income generated by a self-employed taxpayer's trade or business is subject to self-employment tax. One successful author received royalty income from publishing contracts for her writing, her name and her likeness. She claimed that amounts received for her name and likeness (her "brand") were investment income, and [...]

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