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Tax treatment of housing benefits for U.S. employees at the United Nations

scheduled for a hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means on December 14, 1987

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Published by Joint Committee on Taxation in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations -- Officials and employees -- Housing.,
  • Employee fringe benefits -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures., United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4939.5.T39 A2 1987, vol. 1, tab 25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23759680M
    OCLC/WorldCa429345295

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Tax treatment of housing benefits for U.S. employees at the United Nations: scheduled for a hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means on Decem by United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures; United States. : U.S. tax law requires all U.S. citizens who work for the United Nations within the U.S. to pay appropriate self employment taxes on all of their UN earnings.

Any U.S. citizen who works for the UN abroad, but spends time on duty within the U.S. must also pay the tax on their earnings during the time they worked within the U.S.

The United Nations does not have a tax withholding system. Staff members who are liable to pay federal, state or municipal income taxes for are required to file, by 15 Aprila declaration of estimated tax on their estimated income, including salary and emoluments to be received from the United Nations.

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Benefits information above is provided anonymously by current and former United Nations employees, and may include a summary provided by the employer.4/5().

Your housing amount is the total of your housing expenses for the year minus the base housing amount. The computation of the base housing amount (line 32 of Form ) is tied to the maximum foreign earned income exclusion.

The amount is 16% of the maximum exclusion amount (computed on a daily basis). Since your organization’s arrangements may differ substantially from the examples above, it’s a good idea to contact your tax professional with questions about the tax status of housing you provide employees as well as other benefits that may be taxable or should be considered for reasonable compensation determinations.

He clarifies, “There has been an increase in rates for the highest end of the market and will not affect ‘ordinary workers’ as has been claimed.” He says that “the policy is clear in maintaining the existing level of taxation for tax payers in the low-to-middle cost employer provided housing.” Vele also urges everyone to establish the facts first.

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According to the NHF, housing associations are owed a total £84m in late benefit payments. Although housing benefit was introduced inits roots lie in housing subsidies launched in to Author: Saba Salman.

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