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OASDI Withholding Reduced Starting January 2011

Last month, President Obama signed into law a two-percent reduction in payroll tax for workers who pay into Social Security. The deduction will fall from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent. OASDI stands for Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance. For employees paid monthly, the OASDI reduction will be reflected on Feb. 1 paychecks and will include the adjustment for January 2011. For employees paid biweekly, the change will be reflected on Jan 14 paychecks.

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  1. Definitely it is great and a balance. But it is necessary to check the oil price, and spike of other goods prices.

  2. Great. This will almost offset the lack of a raise for the next two years.