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Ask A CPA - Medicare Tax Additional

Will Individuals Calculate Additional Medicare Tax Liability On Their Income Tax Returns?

Yes. Individuals liable for Additional Medicare Tax will calculate Additional Medicare Tax liability on their individual income tax returns on Form 8959 and on Form 1040. Individuals will also report Additional Medicare Tax withheld by their employers on their individual tax returns. Any Additional Medicare Tax withheld by an employer will be applied against all taxes shown on an individual’s income tax return, including any Additional Medicare Tax liability.

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