How to Pronounce fica?

Correct pronunciation for the word "fica" is [fˈiːkə], [fˈiːkə], [f_ˈiː_k_ə].

"Fica" in context

The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (fica) is a United States federal payroll tax that is imposed on both employees and employers to fund Medicare, Social Security, and other government programs. FICA taxes, which are assessed on earned income, are withheld from the employee's paycheck and matched by their employer. The FICA tax rate has increased over time, and employers must report individual wages and FICA taxes through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

FICA taxes are composed of two parts, Social Security and Medicare. Both are calculated at a rate of 6.2% for employees and employers, with employees contributing a total of 12.

What are similar-sounding words for fica?

Usage over time for fica:

This graph shows how "fica" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

12 words made out of letters FICA

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