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Can you deduct withheld social security and medicare taxes from your Adjusted Gross Income?

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What percentage is taken out of your paycheck for income social security and medicare taxes?

7.65% from th employee and the employer pays the same amount on the employees behalf.   Wages subject to FICA is defined slightly differently than for other purposes, so so

Are taxes withheld from social security payments?

Taxes are withheld only upon request. Contact the Social Security Administration if you want taxes withheld. Remember that withholding has nothing to do with whether you nee

Is social security income taxed when filing income taxes?

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Why is social security tax not being deducted from your pay check?

You may be an independnet contractor, not an actual employee. If you are, the company/employer doe sNOT have to provide much for you plius YOU MUST pay many things, incl the

Is there federal tax on social security income?

This depends on what your other income is besides your Social  Security Income. Dependent on your filing status and other income  your Social Security Income can very likely