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Chapter 8, Problem 5MC
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Social Security Tax Payable and Medicare Tax Payable are classified as

  1. (a) liabilities.
  2. (b) assets.
  3. (c) owner’s equity.
  4. (d) expenses.

To determine

Ascertain the correct classification for Social Security Tax Payable and Medicare Tax Payable.

Explanation of Solution

Liabilities:

The claims creditors have over assets or resources of a company are referred to as liabilities. These are the debt obligations owed by company to creditors. Liabilities are classified on the balance sheet as current liabilities and long-term liabilities.

Social security tax and Medicare tax that are imposed on an employer and employees are needed to be paid...

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