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The self-employment tax rate is 15.3%, with 12.4% of that amount covering your Social Security tax and 2.9% covering your Medicare tax. Once your income is higher than $142,800 (for 2021) you are no longer required to pay the Social Security portion of the tax and your tax rate drops to the 2.9% necessary to cover the Medicare tax you must still pay.How much will your self employment tax be?
The self-employment tax rate is 15.3% and it covers two separate taxes: 12.4% goes to Social Security and 2.9% goes toward Medicare. Normally, an employee only has to pay half of these taxes (7.65%) in the form of FICA tax, and their employer pays the remaining half.