IRS issues 2019 Tier 2 railroad retirement tax rates
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Friday, December 7, 2018

IRS issues 2019 Tier 2 railroad retirement tax rates

By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff

The IRS has released the tier 2 Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA) tax rates for 2019 for railroad employees, employers and employee representatives, respectively. For 2019, the tier 2 tax rate on employees is 4.9 percent of compensation and the tier 2 tax rate on employers and employee representatives is 13.1 percent of compensation. (Publication of the Tier 2 Tax Rates, November 21, 2018; 83 FR 59,448, November 23, 2018.)

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