Latest Changes By The IRS For 2015

Here's the latest on what's changing for 2015:

  1. Social Security wage base increase - The 2015 Social Security wage base has increased from $117,000 to $118,500.

  2. Additional Medicare Tax - Wages in excess of $200,000 will continue to be subject to an extra 0.9% Medicare tax in 2015.

  3. Credit reduction states - If you pay wages in a credit reduction state, they will pay more in federal unemployment tax (FUTA) when you file Form 940 for 2014. The following states are credit reduction states: CA, CT, IN, KY, NC, NY, OH. Visit the IRS website for more information.