Some articles on tax, employment, employment tax:
... A tax similar to the FICA tax is imposed on the earnings of self-employed individuals, such as independent contractors and members of a partnership ... This tax is imposed not by the Federal Insurance Contributions Act but instead by the Self-Employment Contributions Act of 1954, which is codified as Chapter 2 of Subtitle A of the Internal Revenue ... § 1403 (the "SE Tax Act") ...
... States Constitution, establishing an income tax, was passed ... The Employment Act was passed ... in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax, was passed ...
... The self-employment tax in the United States is typically set at 15.30% which is roughly the equivalent of the combined contributions of the employee and employer under the FICA tax ... The social security portion of the self-employment tax only applies to the first $110,100 of income for the 2012 tax year ... the 2.9% Medicare portion of the self-employment tax ...
Famous quotes containing the words tax and/or employment:
“People buy their necessities in shops and have to pay dearly for them because they have to assist in paying for what is also on sale there but only rarely finds purchasers: the luxury and amusement goods. So it is that luxury continually imposes a tax on the simple people who have to do without it.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“It is the business of the wealthy man
To give employment to the artisan.”
—Hilaire Belloc (18701953)