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  2. IRS tax forms - Wikipedia

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    As of the 2018 tax year, Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is the only form used for personal (individual) federal income tax returns filed with the IRS. In prior years, it had been one of three forms (1040 [the "Long Form"], 1040A [the "Short Form"] and 1040EZ - see below for explanations of each) used for such returns.

  3. Earned income tax credit - Wikipedia

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    Tax Credit for case of one qualifying child. With one child and parent filing singly or as head of household, as of 2020: For income between $10,540 and $19,330, the tax credit is a constant "plateau" at $3,584. For income over $41,765, the tax credit is zero. This is represented by the lightest blue, solid line:

  4. Income tax in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Effective federal tax rates and average incomes for 2010; Quintile Average income before taxes Effective individual income tax rate Effective payroll tax rate Combined effective income and payroll tax rate Total effective federal tax rate (includes corporate income and excise taxes) Lowest $24,100: −9.2%: 8.4%: −0.8%: 1.5% Second $44,200 ...

  5. Roth IRA - Wikipedia

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    A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account (IRA) under United States law that is generally not taxed upon distribution, provided certain conditions are met. The principal difference between Roth IRAs and most other tax-advantaged retirement plans is that rather than granting a tax reduction for contributions to the retirement plan, qualified withdrawals from the Roth IRA plan are tax-free ...

  6. Internal Revenue Code - Wikipedia

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    Income tax withholding; payment of employment taxes 4001–5000: Excise taxes on specific goods, transactions, and industries 5001–5891: Alcohol, tobacco and firearms taxes and special excise tax rules 6001–6167: Tax returns: requirements, procedural rules, payments, settlements, extensions 6201–6533

  7. Retirement plans in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Types of retirement plans. Retirement plans are classified as either defined benefit plans or defined contribution plans, depending on how benefits are determined.. In a defined benefit (or pension) plan, benefits are calculated using a fixed formula that typically factors in final pay and service with an employer, and payments are made from a trust fund specifically dedicated to the plan.

  8. Income trust - Wikipedia

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    The 34% tax on distributions is split between the federal and provincial governments. Flaherty also introduced a $1000 increase to the amount on which the tax credit for those over 65 (the "age amount") is based, and new rules to allow senior couples to split pension income in order to reduce the income tax they pay.

  9. Tax - Wikipedia

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    A tax is a compulsory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed on a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund government spending and various public expenditures (regional, local, or national), and tax compliance refers to policy actions and individual behaviour aimed at ensuring that taxpayers are paying the right amount of tax at the ...