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Can an employer charge an...
Can an employer charge an employee and withold both FiCA tarp r's, i.e. The employees share and the employers share?
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Employment Lawyer: Ray, Employment lawyer replied 2 years ago
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Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.

No they cannot do this.The law also requires the employer to pay the employer's portion of two of these taxes:

  • a 6.2 percent Social Security tax; and
  • a 1.45 percent Medicare tax (the “regular” Medicare tax).
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Employment Lawyer: Ray, Employment lawyer replied 2 years ago
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Employment Lawyer: Ray, Employment lawyer replied 2 years ago

Thia mounts to tax fraud, report them here.

https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/How-Do-You-Report-Suspected-Tax-Fraud-Activity%3F

Employer here is required to pay this not you the employee.

I appreciate the chance to help you today.Please let me know if you have more follow up.Thanks again.

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Employment Lawyer: Ray, Employment lawyer replied 2 years ago

This is the actual form you turn in here.

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f3949a.pdf

Please report this the employer can be fined and prosecuted for doing this.

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