Monthly Archives: December 2021

Social Security Administration announces 2022 taxable wage base

The amount of an employee’s earnings that will be subject to Social Security tax will increase in 2022. For 2022, the number is $147,000, an increase of $4,200 from last year. The Social Security tax rate will remain 6.2% for employers and employees. The Medicare portion of FICA will also remain at the rate of [...]

December 29th, 2021|Social Security Limits|

Massachusetts Minimum Wage Increase

On January 1, 2022, the Massachusetts state minimum wage will increase to $14.25 per hour. The minimum base wage for tipped employees will increase to $6.15 per hour.Premium pay applies to certain holidays in MA. Click here and here for more info.If you have employees earning minimum wage, you must send us a change form with the new pay rate for [...]

December 28th, 2021|compensation|