Wage base increases and so does Social Security tax

The income level for those paying into Social Security will rise slightly this year. The Social Security Administration announced in the fall that the 2018 taxable wage amount will increase from $127,200 to $128,700. In other words, the maximum amount of wages in 2018 that are subject to the 6.2 percent Social Security tax rose […]

Georgia employers offered tax credit for hiring parolees

Employers in Georgia have an opportunity to take advantage of a temporary tax credit if they hire individuals who have recently been granted parole. According to the state law, O.C.G.A. Section 48-7-40.31, employers who hire qualified parolees in a full-time job for at least 40 weeks during a 12-month period are eligible for an income […]