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Miner, William J.
July 1996
Business Insurance;7/15/96, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p15
Answers a query on when executives pay Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes on benefits provided by a supplemental executive retirement plan. FICA tax regulations.


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