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Social security and medicare taxes are NOT deducted from unemployment compensation payment.
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Are your Social Security benefits deducted from your unemployment benefits?

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Can you get unemployment benefits while on Social Security?

You not only can get unemployment benefits while on Social Security (provided you qualify for each separately) but you can receive SS even while you are working, under certain

How much Social Security do they deduct from your paycheck?

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Does unemployment insurance come out of Social Security taxes?

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If you owe unemployment can they deduct it from your income tax?

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Does Social Security reduce unemployment in California?

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Can you collect unemployment and your Social Security?

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Taxes deducted from an employee's earnings to finance social security and medicare benefits are called FICA taxes?

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What should you do when your employer has not deducted or paid Social Security tax?

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