S.1908 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the employment tax treatment and reporting of wages paid by professional employer organization, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 11/18/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||11/18/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1908 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/18/2011)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat professional employer organizations (PEOs), certified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as employers for employment tax purposes (thus allowing such PEOs to pay wages and collect and remit payroll taxes on behalf of an employer).
Sets forth IRS certification requirements for PEOs, including financial review and reporting requirements. Requires a PEO to post a bond each year, up to $1 million, to guarantee payment of employment taxes.