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§ 3101.
Rate of tax
(a)
Old-age, survivors, and disability insurance
(b)
Hospital insurance
(1)
In general
(2)
Additional tax
In addition to the tax imposed by paragraph (1) and the preceding subsection, there is hereby imposed on every taxpayer (other than a corporation, estate, or trust) a tax equal to 0.9 percent of wages which are received with respect to employment (as defined in section 3121(b)) during any taxable year beginning after December 31, 2012, and which are in excess of—
(A)
in the case of a joint return, $250,000,
(B)
in the case of a married taxpayer (as defined in section 7703) filing a separate return, ½ of the dollar amount determined under subparagraph (A), and
(C)
in any other case, $200,000.
(c)
Relief from taxes in cases covered by certain international agreements
(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 415; Sept. 1, 1954, ch. 1206, title II, § 208(b), 68 Stat. 1094; Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 836, title II, § 202(b), 70 Stat. 845; Pub. L. 85–840, title IV, § 401(b), Aug. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 1041; Pub. L. 87–64, title II, § 201(b), June 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 141; Pub. L. 89–97, title I, § 111(c)(5), title III, § 321(b), July 30, 1965, 79 Stat. 342, 395; Pub. L. 90–248, title I, § 109(a)(2), (b)(2), Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 836; Pub. L. 92–5, title II, § 204(a)(1), Mar. 17, 1971, 85 Stat. 11; Pub. L. 92–336, § 204(a)(2), (b)(2), July 1, 1972, 86 Stat. 421, 422; Pub. L. 92–603, § 135(a)(2), (b)(2), Oct. 30, 1972, 86 Stat. 1362, 1363; Pub. L. 93–233, § 6(a)(1), (b)(2), Dec. 31, 1973, 87 Stat. 954, 955; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, § 1903(a)(1), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1806; Pub. L. 95–216, title I, § 101(a)(1), (b)(1), title III, § 317(b)(2), Dec. 20, 1977, 91 Stat. 1510, 1511, 1540; Pub. L. 98–21, title I, § 123(a)(1), Apr. 20, 1983, 97 Stat. 87; Pub. L. 108–203, title IV, § 415, Mar. 2, 2004, 118 Stat. 530; Pub. L. 111–148, title IX, § 9015(a)(1), title X, § 10906(a), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 870, 1020; Pub. L. 111–152, title I, § 1402(b)(1)(A), Mar. 30, 2010, 124 Stat. 1063; Pub. L. 113–295, div. A, title II, § 221(a)(99)(A), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4051; Pub. L. 115–141, div. U, title IV, § 401(a)(207), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1194.)
cite as: 26 USC 3101