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Social Security/Medicare

Washington College contributes 6.2% of your earnings (up to the Social Security maximum) each year toward Social Security and 1.45% to Medicare. You contribute an equal amount out of your paycheck. These combined contributions help pay for your retirement, disability, survivor, and medical benefits. For more information, contact the Social Security Administration at (800) 772-1213, or on the Web at www.ssa.gov and Medicare on the Web at www.medicare.gov.