Federal Tax and Reimbursement Rates

Social Security Tax 

Medicare Tax

The Medicare tax rate will remain at 1.45%; there is no wage base limitfor Medicare tax. The 0.9% Additional Medicare Tax will be withheld from the wages of those earning more than $200,000 in a calendar year.

Mileage Reimbursement

Effective January 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the costs of operating a car for business purposes are:

  • 53.5 cents per mile per business miles driven (a decrease of .5 cents from 2016)
  • 17 cents per mile driven for moving expenses (a decrease of 2 cents from 2016)