Employers are required to withhold an Additional Medicare Tax at a rate of 0.9% on wages or compensation paid to an
employee above the following threshold amounts for the employee’s filing status:


Filing Status Threshold Amount
Married Filing Jointly $250,000
Married Filing Separately  $125,000
Head of Household (with qualifying person)Single  $200,000
Qualifying Widow(er) with dependent child $200,000

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