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All About FICA Taxes - Social Security & Medicare Taxes
FICA taxes are those taxes withheld from employees and paid by employees and employers for (1) Social Security (OASDI) and (2) Medicare. This article gives ...
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What are FICA taxes? Social Security and Medicare Taxes
FICA taxes are the Social Security and Medicare taxes paid by individuals and employers. The total FICA tax through 2010 is 15.3%. That percentage is applied  ...
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What is the Annual Maximum Social Security Tax?
The term "Social Security tax" or "OASDI" is often confused with "FICA taxes," which include both Social Security and Medicare taxes. Medicare tax.
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Social Security Wages - Wages Subject to FICA Tax
Employers must deduct FICA tax (Social Security/Medicare) from all wages/ salaries paid to employees. But some types of payments are exempt from FICA tax:.
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Social Security & Medicare for the Self-Employed
Self-employed individuals are required to pay Social Security and Medicare tax on the profits of the business. These taxes are called, collectively, ...
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Tax Treatment of Wage and Salary Income - Tax Planning: U.S.
This $118,500 amount is called the Social Security wage base. The wage base amount is set each year by the Social Security Administration. Like the Medicare  ...
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Payroll Taxes: Basic Information for All Employers - Tax Planning: U.S.
For pre-tax deductions, some reduce wages subject to the federal income tax, while other deductions reduce wages subject to Social Security and Medicare ...
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Federal Income Tax Withholding on Wage Income - Tax Planning: U.S.
Employers are required to withhold federal income tax, Social Security tax, Medicare tax, and state and local taxes from the wages of their employees.
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FICA Taxes - Social Security and Medicare Taxes
FICA taxes are those taxes withheld from employees and paid by employees and employers for (1) Social Security (OASDI) and (2) Medicare. This article gives ...
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How Do I Calculate the Amount of FICA Tax Deductions?
FICA taxes are taxes for Social Security and Medicare. The FICA tax is shared by employees and employers, so one-half of the tax is deducted from employee ...
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