Federal Insurance Contributions Act

Federal Insurance Contributions Act
Federal Act imposing social security tax on employees, self employed, and employers. Under the F.I.C.A. the employer matches the tax paid by the employee. These taxes fund the social security and medicare programs

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  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act — Federal Act imposing social security tax on employees, self employed, and employers. Under the F.I.C.A. the employer matches the tax paid by the employee. These taxes fund the social security and medicare programs …   Black's law dictionary

  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act — U.S. federal law requiring employers to withhold wages from employees for payments to the Social Security and Medicare programs, FICA …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act — (abbr FICA) the US law by which money is automatically taken from an employee’s regular pay as a tax for social security. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Self Employed Contributions Act Tax - SECA Tax — A form of taxes that self employed business owners must pay based on their net earnings from self employment. Self Employed Contributions Act Tax (SECA Tax) was first imposed by the SEC Act of 1954. Similar to the Federal Insurance Contributions… …   Investment dictionary

  • Social Security Act — Federal legislation creating the Social Security Administration (q.v.). 42 U.S.C.A. No. 301 et seq. See also Federal Insurance Contributions Act …   Black's law dictionary

  • Insurance in the United States — refers to the market for risk in the United States of America. Some main features of insurance could be said to be, *the benefit provided by a particular kind of indemnity contract, called an insurance policy; *that is issued by one of several… …   Wikipedia

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