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Payroll Tax Exemption for Hiring Unemployed Workers

The payroll tax exemption provides employers with an exemption from the employer’s 6.2 percent share of social security tax on wages paid to qualifying employees, effective for wages paid from March 19, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

The frequently asked questions and answers for the payroll tax exemption HIRE provision are divided into three categories:

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