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- Medicare Tax
- A portion of the FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act) tax that is 2.9% of an individual's net earned income. The employee's share of the Medicare tax is 1.45% of all wages. The employer's share of the Medicare tax is 1.45% of an employee's wages.