Last Friday, the government asked the Supreme Court to review the Sixth Circuit’s decision in United States v. Quality Stores.  In that decision, the Sixth Circuit sided with taxpayers and concluded that certain severance payments that qualify as supplemental unemployment compensation benefit payments (or “SUB” payments) for federal income tax purposes are not subject to

Today the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit sided with taxpayers in affirming the decision of a district court that certain severance payments that qualify as supplemental unemployment compensation benefit payments (or “SUB” payments) for federal income tax purposes are not subject to tax under the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA).  United