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Effective January 1, 2013, the Social Security tax rate increased from 4.2% to 6.2%. This was due to expiration of the Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act 2011 and the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 which occurred in February and December 2012 respectively.
Further information regarding the change in Social Security withholding can be obtained by clicking on the link below.
Social Security Administration
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