Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2004-24 

June 14, 2004 

EMPLOYMENT TAX


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Rev. Rul. 2004-60 Rev. Rul. 2004-60

Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA); options and deferred compensation transfer on divorce. This ruling concludes that nonqualified stock options and nonqualified deferred compensation transferred by an employee to a former spouse incident to a divorce are subject to the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA), and income tax withholding to the same extent as if retained by the employee. The ruling also provides reporting requirements applicable to the wage payments. Notice 2002-31 modified.


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