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ABx1 12 - Extending Tax Withholding Requirements to Payments to Independent Contractors - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Extending Tax Withholding Requirements to Payments to Independent Contractors

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (47-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Extending Tax Withholding Requirements to Payments to Independent Contractors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that extends tax withholding requirements to business or government entities that pay independent contractors for goods or services, and specifies that the withholding rate shall be 3 percent of the payments.

Highlights:
- Exempts the the following payments from the withholding requirements (Sec. 6):
    - The first $600 paid to a contractor for goods or services each year; - Payments to tax-exempt entities and foreign governments; - Intra-governmental payments; and - Wage payments or any other payments subject to mandatory withholding under Section 13020 of the Unemployment Insurance Code.
- Specifies that anyone who fails to withhold taxes established under this Act is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000, imprisonment for up to one year, or both a fine and imprisonment (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (23-14) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Extending Tax Withholding Requirements to Payments to Independent Contractors

Sponsors

  • Noreen Evans (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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