What Is New with 2013 Social Security Tax

What Is Social Security Tax

The Social Security tax is a payroll tax that was started by the United States Government in the 1930s. This tax is imposed upon working people and their employers.


What Is New In Year 2013

For 2013, the employee tax rate for social security increases to 6.2%. The social security wage base limit increases to $113,700. The employer tax rate for social security is still 6.2%.


Employers should implement the 6.2% employee social security tax rate as soon as possible, but not later than February 15, 2013. After implementing the new 6.2% rate, employers should make an adjustment in a subsequent pay period to correct any underwithholding of social security tax as soon as possible, but not later than March 31, 2013.


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Related Links

·      What Is New of 2013 Payroll Tax Rate



·         2013 Income Tax Table



·         Small Business Payroll Software Solution


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