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b.  George and Shirley are married and file a joint return in 2018. During the year, George earns wages of $138,000, and Shirley earns wages of $210,000.
Their additional Medicare tax is $.

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Step 1

Situation: Married and filing jointly.

Rule: The additional Medicare tax is 0.9% on wages above $250,000 for married and file jointly taxpayer

Step 2

George's wages = $138,000

Shirley's wages = $210,000

Total wages = $348,000

Step 3

Their additional Medicare tax = ($ 348,...

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