Wage Ceiling

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Wage Ceiling

The highest possible wage within a wage bracket, which is the range of potential wages offered to a person with a given job description. For example, if a wage bracket is $12 to $15 per hour, the wage ceiling is $15.
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If an employee was over the payroll tax wage ceilings on the date the vacation and bonus pay was paid, the employer would not have any payroll tax liability.
2007-12 provides no analysis of the satisfaction of the all-events test for the deduction of the payroll taxes on vacation and bonus pay expense, but merely stipulates that "if" the all-events test is satisfied, it is not clear how the IRS will apply the "payment is certain" criteria in Eastman Kodak to current payroll tax wage ceilings.
In light of the significant increases in the payroll tax wage ceilings since 1964 and the fact that Rev.
29) Wage ceilings imposed during the war acted as a restraint on property--most specifically wages--and as a restraint on mobility indirectly.
THE CEILING "WHIPPED THE SMALL NEGRO OWNER AND TENANT TO DEATH": (73) COTTON WAGE CEILINGS AND MOBILITY IN A "FREE" MARKET
The NAACP evinced somewhat more, though still quite minimal, interest in the issues raised by the United States Department of Agriculture's imposition of wage ceilings on cotton picking right at the end of World War II.
But Wenger has also warned that salary caps and wage ceilings are a "licence to cheat" and he fears for the long-term future of the game.
Roma have set a wage ceiling of pounds 50million for next season while Lazio followed suit by announcing plans to save pounds 45m by trimming the playing staff by 11.
Even without sufficient public discussion, devaluation with a crawling peg for the forint, tariffs, and state-sector wage ceilings have led to rapid export growth.
Government wages are assumed to grow faster than in 1997 and come closer to private sector settlements after several years of tight public sector wage ceilings.
But the characteristics of these jobs - wage ceilings, absence of benefits (particularly health care and child care), and little correlation between productivity and wage increases - made it difficult, if not impossible, for women supporting families to get ahead.
To replenish those funds, many States increased their unemployment tax rate and taxable wage ceilings, or made special assessments on employers.