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Minimum Wage
Effective 9/01/97Effective 7/24/07Effective 7/24/08Effective 7/24/09
Minimum Wage$5.15$5.85$6.55$7.25
Min. Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$2.13$2.13$2.13$2.13
Max. Tip Credit$3.02$3.72$4.42$5.12
Youth Sub-Minimum Wage$4.25$4.25$4.25$4.25

FICA (Social Security)
Maximum Taxable Earnings:$128,400
Employee / Employer Tax Rate:6.2%
(Unchanged from 2017)

FICA (Medicare)
Maximum Taxable Earnings:No Limit
Employee / Employer Tax Rate:1.45%
Add.Medicare Tax - No Employer match (salary > 200,000/year) 0.9%

FUTA (Employer-Paid)
Maximum Taxable Earnings:$7,000
Percent of Taxable Wages:6.0%
Maximum Credit:5.4%
Normal Net Tax:0.6%

Supplemental Wage/Bonus Rate
Flat rate withholding method:22%
(Decreased from 25% in 2017)
Pay over $1 Million:37%
(Decreased from 39.6% in 2017)

Health Savings Account
Self-only Contribution Limit:3,450
(Increased from $3,400 in 2017)
Family Contribution Limit6,900
(Increased from $6,750 in 2017)
Catch-up Contribution Limit1,000
(Unchanged 2017)

Retirement Plans
Contribution Limit 401(k) and 403(b)18,500
(Increased from $18,000 in 2017)
Over age of 50 Contribution Limit 401(k) and 403(b)6,000
(Unchanged from 2017)

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