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Chapter 12, Problem 18Q
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What are the tax rates for FICA Social Security and FICA Medicare? What are the maximum taxable earnings amounts for each of these taxes?

To determine

Introduction:

Involuntary deductions are mandatory deductions from an employee’s gross pay, due to application of laws. These deductions are for income tax, social security tax, medicare tax, and additional medicare tax.

To list:

The tax rates for FICA Social Security and FICA Medicare. Also, list the maximum taxable earnings for these taxes.

Explanation of Solution

The tax rate for FICA Social Security is 6.2% of the gross pay and for FICA Medicare is 1.45% of the gross pay. The same amount is to be contributed by employer as well.

Maximum taxable earning for FICA Social Security is $127,200; whereas, there is no such maximum earning for FICA Medicare...

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