Geneva Payroll Taxes

When it comes to payroll tax obligations, there are many filing requirements and strict responsibilities. As a Geneva business owner, you must make quarterly tax deposits to the IRS and complete a series of filings for all taxes withheld. Failure the properly account for payroll tax obligations is considered a serious violation. Geneva payroll taxes often create the biggest problems for small business owners.

The payroll tax money collected from employees to pay their share of federal withholding tax, FICA, and Medicare (Social Security) does not belong to the business and must be paid to the government. If you are behind on paying Geneva payroll taxes for your company, watch out! Not filing, paying late, or borrowing from payroll taxes is against the law.

Businesses are easy targets for the IRS and they are exceptionally persistent in pursuing this type of tax collection. They would rather seize your business, shut you down, and sell your assets at auction than allow you to continue amassing additional payroll tax liabilities.

Things To Know About Geneva Payroll Taxes

  • The IRS tends to focus on collecting taxes from small businesses, especially during economic downturns.
  • You can lose your business due to aggressive IRS collection procedures because IRS officers have unyielding authority.
  • They can padlock your business doors, as well as seize your machinery and equipment.
  • The IRS can contact your customers. If your customers owe you any money, these funds can be intercepted in the Geneva payroll tax collection process.
  • Not paying your Geneva payroll taxes can be considered a federal crime.

Unlike individual accounts, the IRS is not bound by limitations from Congress that protect civilian living standards. This means IRS officers have more freedom to pursue delinquent payroll tax accounts than with individual accounts. The IRS can and does come after business owners individually for payroll taxes owed. The IRS can access what is called the trust fund recovery penalty against owners, shareholders, and even employees for part of the unpaid Geneva payroll taxes.

If you have unpaid Geneva payroll taxes, it is critical you hire a professional representative to work on your behalf. Jones, Savarese, Harrington & Company can help formulate and coordinate a plan to get you back on track. Let our expert CPA tax accountants help you mitigate this type of tax delinquency immediately.

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