Tax laws seriously impact
your business. Handling tax laws correctly can mean the difference
between profit and loss.
Watch Out for Tax Protester Employees and Phoney
fact that tax protesters are routinely penalized by the IRS and the
courts, the number of people who try to illegally avoid paying taxes
seems to grow every year. You may even find the discontent
problem of questionable W-4s is enormous. Before the rules
changed, the IRS estimated that approximately 600,000
questionable W-4 forms were forwarded by employers each year.
spilling over into the workplace.
It usually starts with a
bogus W-4 Form filed with your payroll department. Watch out for
tip-offs, such as a faulty claim for tax-exempt status, entries for
an extraordinary number of withholding allowances or other false or
misleading information. And if an employee delivers a ten-page
manifesto as to why withholding taxes violates the spirit of the
U.S. Constitution, you've got a tax protester on your hands.
Although it's good to be heads-up when you have a malcontent on
staff who might affect morale, the actions you are required to take
are now limited. Click here
for more information.