Do you work for an employer that granted you restricted stock units (RSUs)? This form of non-cash compensation has become increasingly popular among start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike that are using RSUs to lure new hires and retain senior executives to create a culture of ownership. As employers continue to grant fewer stock options than in years past, the granting of RSUs is becoming more common.
During 2020, an estimated 65 million people in the United States will receive over one trillion dollars in Social Security benefits, while the average retiree will get a monthly Social Security check of $1,514. That is a big financial help for many. Unfortunately, Social Security recipients are not seeing much of an increase in their checks these days. The Social Security Administration uses its official Cost Of Living Adjustment, or COLA, to determine how much these benefits increase each year
Chances are, you have more than one financial professional in your life. If you’re a client of Modera, in addition to your financial advisers, you may also have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who does your tax planning. Since your CPA has a different role in your financial life than your Modera advisors, we find it most advantageous for you if we all work together.
If you pay wages of more than $2,000 per year to any single household employee, or more than $1,000 to all household employees in any calendar quarter, you may be responsible for paying federal Social Security, Medicare, and unemployment taxes.