Wage and tax statement data on employer FICA tax Ehrlich Co. began business on January 2. Salaries were paid to employees on the last day of each month, and social security tax, Medicare tax, and federal income tax were withheld in the required amounts. An employee who is hired in the middle of the month receives half the monthly salary for that month. All required payroll tax reports were filed, and the correct amount of payroll taxes was remitted by the company for the calendar year. Early in the following year, before the Wage and Tax Statements (Form W-2) could be prepared for distribution to employees and for filing with the Social Security Administration, the employees’ earnings records were inadvertently destroyed. None of the employees resigned or were discharged during the year, and there were no changes in salary rates. The social security tax was withheld at the rate of 6.0% and Medicare tax at the rate of 1.5% on salary. Data on dates of employment, salary rates, and employees’ income taxes withheld, which are summarized as follows, were obtained from personnel records and payroll records: Employee Date First Employed Monthly Salary Monthly Income Tax Withheld Arnett Nov. 16 $ 5,500 $ 944 Cruz Jan. 2 4,800 833 Edwards Oct. 1 8,000 1,592 Harvin Dec. 1 6,000 1,070 Nicks Feb. 1 10,000 2,350 Shiancoe Mar. 1 11,600 2,600 Ward Nov. 16 5,220 876 Instructions 1. Compute the amounts to he reported for the year on each employee’s Wage and Tax Statement (Form W-2), arranging the data as follows (round to the nearest cent): Employee Gross Earnings Federal Income Tax Withheld Social Security Tax Withheld Medicare Tax Withheld 2. Compute the following employer payroll taxes for the year: (A) social security, (B) Medicare, (C) state unemployment compensation at 5.4% on the first $10,000 of each employee’s earnings, (D) federal unemployment compensation at 0.8% on the first $10,000 of each employee’s earnings, (E) total.

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Carl Warren + 2 others
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ISBN: 9781305653535

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Chapter 10, Problem 10.3APR
Textbook Problem

Wage and tax statement data on employer FICA tax

Ehrlich Co. began business on January 2. Salaries were paid to employees on the last day of each month, and social security tax, Medicare tax, and federal income tax were withheld in the required amounts. An employee who is hired in the middle of the month receives half the monthly salary for that month. All required payroll tax reports were filed, and the correct amount of payroll taxes was remitted by the company for the calendar year. Early in the following year, before the Wage and Tax Statements (Form W-2) could be prepared for distribution to employees and for filing with the Social Security Administration, the employees’ earnings records were inadvertently destroyed.

None of the employees resigned or were discharged during the year, and there were no changes in salary rates. The social security tax was withheld at the rate of 6.0% and Medicare tax at the rate of 1.5% on salary. Data on dates of employment, salary rates, and employees’ income taxes withheld, which are summarized as follows, were obtained from personnel records and payroll records:

Employee

Date First

Employed

Monthly Salary

Monthly

Income

Tax Withheld

Arnett Nov. 16 $ 5,500 $ 944
Cruz Jan. 2 4,800 833
Edwards Oct. 1 8,000 1,592
Harvin Dec. 1 6,000 1,070
Nicks Feb. 1 10,000 2,350
Shiancoe Mar. 1 11,600 2,600
Ward Nov. 16 5,220 876

Instructions

1.    Compute the amounts to he reported for the year on each employee’s Wage and Tax Statement (Form W-2), arranging the data as follows (round to the nearest cent):

Employee Gross Earnings Federal Income Tax Withheld Social Security Tax Withheld Medicare Tax Withheld

2.    Compute the following employer payroll taxes for the year: (A) social security, (B) Medicare, (C) state unemployment compensation at 5.4% on the first $10,000 of each employee’s earnings, (D) federal unemployment compensation at 0.8% on the first $10,000 of each employee’s earnings, (E) total.

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