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CALCULATING SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE TAXES Assume a Social Security tax rate of 6.2% is applied to maximum earnings of $128,400 and a Medicare tax rate of 1.45% is applied to all earnings. Calculate the Social Security and Medicare taxes for the following situations:

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Calculate the Social Security and Medicare taxes.

Explanation

Payroll tax:

Payroll tax refers to the tax that are equally contributed by employees and employer based on the salary and wages of an employee. Payroll tax includes taxes like federal tax, local income tax, state tax, social security tax and federal and state unemployment tax.

Calculate the Social Security and Medicare taxes.

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