employees the Friday after the wages are earned. Overtime in excess of 40 hours must be paid at 150% of the normal hourly rate. Social Security taxes are 6.2% and Medicare taxes are 1.45%. The federal unemployment tax rate is 1.3% and the state unemployment tax rate is 4.5%. Barbara’s wages, including the current pay period, will not exceed the limits for Social Security, Medicare and unemployment taxes. Barbara earns $16 per hour and worked 48 hours for the week ended January 13 , 2019. Baltimore will withhold $220 federal income taxes. Use this information to determine the total payroll tax expense for Baltimore Company as related to Barbara’s earnings. (Round to the closest cent)
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