Payroll and Employment Tax
IRS Provides Guidance on Form W-2 Reporting of Election
The IRS provided guidance to government employers of election workers on
whether such employees' wages must be reported on Form W-2. (Rev. Rul.
2000-6, 2000-6 IRB 1)
Wages paid to an election worker are not subject to federal income tax
withholding; however, under IRC Section 6041(a), compensation of $600 or more in
a calendar year must be reported by the employer in box 1 of the Form W-2. Also,
the services of an election worker are not considered employment for FICA
purposes unless, effective January 1, 2000, the worker's wages for a calendar
year are $1,100 or more. As a result, if wages paid to an election worker are
less than $1,100, generally the employer is not required to report the election
worker's compensation on Form W-2 as FICA wages, unless the worker is covered
under a state Section 218 agreement that has a lesser FICA exclusion threshold.
Under a state Section 218 agreement, states and the SSA may agree to extend
Social Security coverage to employees, including election workers.
This IRS clarification was made at the request of the National Conference
of State Social Security Administrators (NCSSSA), which believed that such
uniformity in Form W-2 reporting requirements was much needed by government
employers. Donald Rohan, NCSSSA president, said that the ruling ". . .
saves these employers $10 million annually by not requiring W-2s for wages that
have no withholding." However, Rohan cautions government employers to check
with their state Social Security administrator for the FICA exclusion threshold
as specified by their state's Section 218 agreement, as this threshold dictates
whether or not a Form W-2 might be required for FICA wage reporting purposes.
For a list of state administrators, see the NCSSSA web site at http://www.ncsssa.org.
(Press Release, National Conference of State Social Security Administrators,
January 24, 2000)
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