Assuming all other dependency tests are met, the citizen or resident test allows taxpayers to claim a dependency exemption for persons who are U.S. citizens for some part of the year or who live in the United States, Canada, or Mexico for some part of the year.
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Compensation received by an employee for services performed. Commissions are paid based on a percentage of sales made or a fixed amount per sale.
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An automatic tax collected from employers and employees to finance specific programs.
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