Trey morgan is an employee who is paid monthly. for the month of january of the current year, he earned a total of $4,538. the fica tax for social security is 6.2% of the first $118,500 earned each calendar year, and the fica tax rate for medicare is 1.45% of all earnings for both the employee and the employer. the amount of federal income tax withheld from his earnings was $680.70. his net pay for the month is .
Total Taxes = Federal Income Tax + FICA-SS Tax + FICA-Medicare Tax
Total Taxes = $680.70 + ($4,538.00 × 0.062) + ($4,538.00 × 0.0145)
Total Taxes = $680.70 + $281.36 + $65.80
Total Taxes = $1,027.86
Therefore the total amount of taxes withheld from the Trey’s earnings is $1,027.86