Railroad Retirement Rates for 2017

 

Railroad Retirement COLA, Tax & Unemployment
Insurance Rates for 2017

 
 
Railroad Retirement Act

January 1, 2017 Cost-of- Living Adjustment

Tier I Benefit 0.3%
Tier II Benefit 0.1%

 
Creditable and Taxable Compensation
The 2017 railroad retirement tax rates and maximum compensation bases are as follows:
  Tax Rate Earnings Base
Employee Tier I 6.2%
 
$127,200
Medicare 1.45% No Limit
Employer Tier I 6.2% $127,200
Medicare 1.45% No Limit
Employee Tier II 4.9% $94,500
Employer Tier II 13.1% $94,500
Railroad Unemployment Insurance Variable $1,545
Railroad Unemployment Insurance Variable rates none $1,879

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