2021/2022 - TAX FACTS

2022 Social Security: 

Maximum Taxable Wages                                     $147,000



Maximum Taxable Salary:                                    Unlimited



Do I need to file this year?  (Click here for the filing requirements)




Want some help with determining the proper number of exemptions to claim on your W-4 for wage withholding? 

(click the link for the IRS’s withholding calculator or call our office for assistance)




Prior-year Safe Harbor for estimated taxes           110% of prior year tax

of higher-income:                                              


Standard mileage rate for business driving           2021 = 56 & 2022 = 57.5 cents / mile



Unearned income maximum for children              $2,200 (threshold, then sliding scale tax rate)

(Kiddie Tax applies 19 years and younger)          


Maximum capital gains tax rate for taxpayers       0% 

in the 10% - 15% bracket


Maximum capital gains tax rate for taxpayers       15-20% 

above the 15% bracket                                      (high income taxpayers)


Capital gains tax rate on collectibles                    28%


2021 Traditional / Roth IRA Contribution limit       $6,000 or

                                                                        $7,000 (age 50+)


Maximum employee contribution to                     SIMPLE IRA 2020 $13,500

                                                                       ($16,500 age 50 or older)


Maximum employee contribution to SEP IRA        25% of compensation

                                                                        up to $58,000 (2021)


401(k) Maximum employee contribtuion limit       $19,500 under 50

(2021)                                                              $26,000 above 50 


Self-employed health insurance deduction            100%


Federal Estate Tax                                              40% on Estate's excess

                                                                        value of $11.7 million ($23.4M married)


Annual Exclusion for Gifts                                   $15,000 per receipient

                                                                        (per year)


IRC Section 121 Capital Gains exclusion on          up to $500,000 for married couples

of primary residence if house was lived in 24       ($250,000 single)

of the 60 months preceding sale date 


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Valentine Seevers & Associates, PC

Certified Public Accountants

3781 Evergreen Parkway

Evergreen, Colorado  80439

(Long gray building between Bank of the West and Safeway Gas Station on the frontage Road)

Phone: 303-674-5561

E-mail: info@vsaacpa.com

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