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Barbara Slote
(207) 786-3566
PO Box 3070
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Tax
Education
Boston University School of Law,Princeton University
State Licensing
Maine

Matthew Peter Schaefer
(207) 786-3566
184 Main Street
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Tax, Litigation
Education
Cornell Law School,Swarthmore College
State Licensing
Maine, Massachusetts

Anne Torregrossa
(207) 786-3566
PO Box 3070
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Litigation, Tax, Employment
Education
University of Maine School of Law
State Licensing
Maine

Steven R. Gerlach
(207) 774-1200
100 Middle Street
Portland, ME
Specialties
Tax, Estate Planning
Education
University of Maine School of Law,University of Rochester
State Licensing
Maine

Kenneth Fuller Ginder
(207) 253-4912
PO BOX 586
PORTLAND, ME
Specialties
Employee Benefits, Appeals, Tax
State Licensing
Massachusetts

George Steven Isaacson
(207) 786-3566
PO BOX 3070
LEWISTON, ME
Specialties
Tax
Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School,Bowdoin College
State Licensing
Maine, Massachusetts

Benjamin W. Lund
(207) 786-3566
PO Box 3070
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Commercial, Real Estate, Corporate, Tax, Immigration
Education
Harvard University Law School,Bowdoin College,Oxford University
State Licensing
Maine

John W. Geismar
P.O. Box 7230
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Health Care, Tax, Corporate, Commercial
Education
New England School of Law,Colby College
State Licensing
Maine

Rodney A. Lake
(207) 992-4820
80 Exchange Street, PO Box 1210
Bangor, ME
Specialties
Tax, Employee Benefits
Education
Boston College Law School,Tufts University
State Licensing
Maine

Christine Burke Worthen
(207) 973-6516
Cianchette Building, 2nd Floor, 43 Whiting Hill Road
Brewer, ME
Specialties
Employee Benefits, Tax
Education
Boston University School of Law,New England School of Law,Boston University
State Licensing
Maine, Massachusetts

Employment Taxes - What are They?

Employment Taxes - What Are They?

Small business owners often start and run their businesses by themselves. As the business grows, employees are eventually hired to help with the increased work. Of course, the business owner then has to figure out employment taxes.

If you have employees, you are responsible for paying a variety of taxes at the federal, state, and local levels. You must also withhold certain taxes from the paychecks of your employees. So, what are employment taxes?

Employment taxes include the following.

1. Federal income tax withholding

2. Social Security and Medicare taxes

3. Federal unemployment tax (FUTA).

You generally must withhold federal income tax from wages paid to an employee. Form W-4 is used to determine the specific amount, although most payroll services or your accountant will do this for you.

Social security and Medicare taxes pay for benefits that workers and families receive under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA). Social security tax pays for benefits for the retired, survivors, and disability insurance distribution provisions of FICA. Medicare tax pays for benefits under the medical care provisions of FICA. As an employer, you must withhold a percentage of these taxes from employee and match the withholding amount.

In general, you must deposit these taxes by check or cash to an authorized financial institution, typically your bank. Check with your tax professional to make sure you are not required to use the ...

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