The lost wages awarded Loos, BNSF asserted, constituted "compensation" taxable under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act
(RRTA), 26 U.
He has worked extensively on numerous issues relating to railroad law, and has worked with the Railroad Retirement Board on issues concerning, among other matters, the appropriate interpretation of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act
and the Railroad Retirement Act.
It imposes an additional 0.9% tax on FICA wages, Railroad Retirement Tax Act
compensation, or self-employment income exceeding certain threshold amounts: $250,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly; $125,000 for married taxpayers filing separately; and $200,000 for other taxpayers.
208 (2002), the Court of Federal Claims approved the refund of Railroad Retirement Tax Act
(RRTA) taxes and Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes collected on amounts paid to certain employees under reduction-in-force programs.