Proposed Rules Allow Agent to Report, File All Employment Taxes

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IRS issues proposed regulations (REG-137036-08) that would permit a home care service recipient to designate an agent to report, file, and pay all employment taxes, including Federal Unemployment Tax Act taxes. This amendment to the existing rules under tax code Section 3504 would allow the filing of a single FUTA return on behalf of multiple home care service recipients as is currently permitted for income tax withholding and FICA taxes, IRS says.