26 CFR 31.3111-2 - Rates and computation of employer tax.

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§ 31.3111-2 Rates and computation of employer tax.

(a) Old-age, survivors, and disability insurance. The rates of employer tax for old-age, survivors, and disability insurance with respect to wages paid in calendar years after 1954 are as follows:

Calendar year Percent
1955 and 1956 2
1957 and 1958 2.25
1959 2.5
1960 and 1961 3
1962 3.125
1963 to 1965, both inclusive 3.625
1966 3.85
1967 3.9
1968 3.8
1969 and 1970 4.2
1971 and 1972 4.6
1973 4.85
1974 to 2010, both inclusive 4.95
2011 and subsequent calendar years 5.95

(b) Hospital insurance. The rates of employer tax for hospital insurance with respect to wages paid in calendar years after 1965 are as follows:

Calendar year Percent
1966 0.35
1967 .50
1968 to 1972, both inclusive .60
1973 1.0
1974 to 1977, both inclusive 0.90
1978 to 1980, both inclusive 1.10
1981 to 1985, both inclusive 1.35
1986 and subsequent calendar years 1.50

(c) Computation of employer tax. The employer tax is computed by applying to the wages paid by the employer the rate in effect at the time such wages are paid.

[T.D. 6983, 33 FR 18014, Dec. 4, 1968, as amended by T.D. 7374, 40 FR 30948, July 24, 1975]

Title 26 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 26 CFR Part 31 after this date.

  • 2015-10-23; vol. 80 # 205 - Friday, October 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 64378 - Definition of Terms Relating to Marital Status
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Internal Revenue Service
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Written or electronic comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by December 7, 2015.
      26 CFR Parts 1, 20, 25, 26, 31, and 301