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Tax Information for Employees

Filing Your Taxes
Everything you need to file your individual federal income tax return.

Get A Transcript
You can get a transcript online or by mail to view your tax account transactions, line-by-line tax return information or wage and income reported to IRS for a specific tax year.

Tax Withholding
The federal income tax is a pay-as-you-go tax. There are two ways to pay as you go. If you are an employee, your employer probably withholds income tax from your pay. The amount withheld is paid to the IRS in your name. Estimated tax is used to pay not only income tax, but self-employment tax and alternative minimum tax as well.

EITC Home Page--It’s easier than ever to find out if you qualify for EITC
If you worked but earned less than $52,427 during 2014, you may qualify for EITC. The Earned Income Tax Credit, sometimes called EIC is a tax credit to help you keep more of what you earned. You must file a return and claim the credit to receive it. Find out more about EITC and links to helpful tools and resources.

Employee Business Expenses
If you are an employee, you may be able to deduct your work-related expenses as an itemized deduction (subject to limitations)

Reporting Tip Income
All tips you receive are income and are subject to federal income tax. Read the official IRS publication with all the rules and information on record keeping and reporting your tips.

Determination of Worker Status
Firms and workers file 0811 Form SS-8 (PDF) to request a determination of the status of a worker for purposes of federal employment taxes.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 22-Apr-2015

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