Social Security Tax Deferral For Military and Civilian Employees Officially in Effect Until 2021

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deferred taxes will be taken from your wages between Jan and Apr, 2021

The temporary deferral of the Social Security tax will begin to affect military and civilian employees beginning in September.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The temporary deferral of the Social Security tax will begin to affect military and civilian employees beginning in September.

This deferral will happen automatically, and per IRS guidance, collection of the deferred taxes will be taken from your wages between January 1 and April 30, 2021, for both military members and civilian employees.

Additional information on the collection process will be provided in the future.

Military Members: Effective for the September mid-month pay, DFAS will temporarily defer the withholding of your 6.2% Social Security tax if your monthly rate of basic pay is less than $8,666.66.

Civilian Employees: Effective pay period ending September 12, 2020, DFAS will temporarily defer your 6.2% OASDI tax withholding if your wages, subject to OASDI are $4,000 or less in any given pay period.

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