Publication of the Tier 2 Tax Rates, 71623 [2011-29789]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 223 / Friday, November 18, 2011 / Notices opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 1099–SA, Distributions From an HSA, Archer MSA or Medical Advantage MSA. Written comments should be received on or before January 17, 2012 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. 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Publication of the tier 2 tax rates for calendar year 2012 as required by section 3241(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. section 3241). Tier 2 taxes on railroad employees, employers, and employee representatives are one source of funding for benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act. SUMMARY: The tier 2 tax rates for calendar year 2012 apply to compensation paid in calendar year 2012. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Edmondson, CC:TEGE:EOEG:ET1, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, Telephone Number (202) 622–0047 (not a toll-free number). TIER 2 TAX RATES: The tier 2 tax rate for 2012 under section 3201(b) on employees is 3.9 percent of compensation. The tier 2 tax rate for 2012 under section 3221(b) on employers is 12.1 percent of compensation. The tier 2 tax rate for 2012 under section 3211(b) on employee representatives is 12.1 percent of compensation. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 9, 2011. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 223 (Friday, November 18, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-29789]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Publication of the Tier 2 Tax Rates

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Publication of the tier 2 tax rates for calendar year 2012 as 
required by section 3241(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. 
section 3241). Tier 2 taxes on railroad employees, employers, and 
employee representatives are one source of funding for benefits under 
the Railroad Retirement Act.

DATES: The tier 2 tax rates for calendar year 2012 apply to 
compensation paid in calendar year 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Edmondson, CC:TEGE:EOEG:ET1, 
Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20224, Telephone Number (202) 622-0047 (not a toll-free number). TIER 2 
TAX RATES: The tier 2 tax rate for 2012 under section 3201(b) on 
employees is 3.9 percent of compensation. The tier 2 tax rate for 2012 
under section 3221(b) on employers is 12.1 percent of compensation. The 
tier 2 tax rate for 2012 under section 3211(b) on employee 
representatives is 12.1 percent of compensation.

    Dated: November 9, 2011.
Victoria A. Judson,
Division Counsel/Associate Chief Counsel, Tax Exempt and Government 
Entities.
[FR Doc. 2011-29789 Filed 11-17-11; 8:45 am]
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