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  2. Self-employment - Wikipedia

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    The 2010 Tax Relief Act reduced the self-employment tax by 2% for self-employment income earned in calendar year 2011, for a total of 13.3%. This rate will continue for income earned in calendar year 2012, due to the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011.

  3. Social Security Wage Base - Wikipedia

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    The changes shown below applied In 2011 and 2012 when the rates were temporarily lowered to 4.2% for the employee (but remained at 6.2% for the employer). In 2013, the employee rate returns to 6.2% for a 50/50 split with the employer and a higher Maximum Contribution.

  4. Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 - Wikipedia

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    1947 Portal-to-Portal Act. In 1946, the US Supreme Court ruled in Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. that preliminary work activities controlled by the employer and performed entirely for the employer's benefit are properly included as working time under the FLSA.

  5. Corporate tax - Wikipedia

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    A corporate tax, also called corporation tax or company tax, is a direct tax imposed on the income or capital of corporations or analogous legal entities. Many countries impose such taxes at the national level, and a similar tax may be imposed at state or local levels.

  6. Taxation in Norway - Wikipedia

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    Employee's and self-employed's social security contributions 90.2 - - 90.2 Tax on net wealth 4.8 8.5 - 13.3 Businesses (whose taxes are payable the year after the income year) 59.2 1.3 0.2 60.8 Income tax (including power stations) 58.9 1.3 0.2 60.4 Tax on net wealth 0.3 - - 0.3 Property tax - 6.6 - 6.6 Employers' social security contributions ...

  7. Tax deduction - Wikipedia

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    Above and below the line. Above and below the line refers to items above or below adjusted gross income, which is item 37 on the tax year 2017 1040 tax form. Tax deductions above the line lessen adjusted gross income, while deductions below the line can only lessen taxable income if the aggregate of those deductions exceeds the standard deduction, which in tax year 2018 in the U.S., for ...

  8. Social Security Trust Fund - Wikipedia

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    During 2016, the initial balance as of January 1 was $2,780 billion. An additional $710 billion in payroll tax revenue and $87 billion in interest added to the Fund during 2016, while expenses of $776 billion were removed from the Fund, for a December 31, 2016 balance of $2,801 billion (i.e., $2,780 + $710 + $87 - $776 = $2,801).

  9. TN status - Wikipedia

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    TN status or TN visa (Trade NAFTA) is a special non-immigrant classification in the United States that offers expedited work authorization to a citizen of Canada or a national of Mexico, created as a result of provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement that mandate simplified entry and employment permission for certain professionals from each of the three NAFTA member states in the ...