Tax Time 2009 Civilian Contractor’s Overseas and Injured
Posted by defensebaseactcomp on February 1, 2010
Following are answers to our most commonly asked tax questions.
If you received monthly payments from the DBA insurance company they are not taxable. This is no great gift, it is part of why your benefits are only figured on two thirds of your Average Weekly Wage.
If you were covered under DBA insurance in 2009 you were an employee of the company you worked for unless they misrepresented you as an employee in order to qualify for the insurance.
If your company misrepresented you as an independent contractor for tax purposes you will need to file
Determination of Worker Status for Purposes of Federal Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding Form SS-8
The limit on excludable income for 2009 is $91,400.00
Social Security and has a limit of $102,000 for 2008 $110,100 for 2012
See Publication 15
All covered Wages are subject Medicare Taxes
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