#Good news! The IRS has extended the tax deadline to April 18th! As long as you submit your federal return by midnight on 4/18/2018, you won't be considered a late filer for your federal return. Direct debit tax payments that are submitted with your federal return (or on the IRS website) by 4/18 are also considered timely filed ×

If my employer withholds the wrong amount for Social Security tax, will it mess up my future benefits?

If your employer did not withhold the correct amount of taxes from your wages and they remain unpaid, it could affect the amount of Social Security, Medicare, or unemployment benefits you receive it in the future.

If you feel that your Social Security or Medicare taxes are incorrect on your W-2, you should discuss the error with your employer. You should also contact your local Social Security Administration or check out the IRS website for other steps you can take.

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