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What is the income threshold for exemption for Medicare deduction from Social Security?

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There is no income threshold for Medicare taxes. While the 6.2% Social Security tax is only deducted from the first $106,800 of gross income, you continue paying 1.45% for Medicare on all wages earned.
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