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Subject:  Re: childcare credit Date:  11/7/2002  3:53 PM
Author:  lorenzo2 Number:  61969 of 121317

2) Do federal employees have to pay FICA at all? For some reason I thought that they didn't.

Federal employees used to be under CSRS - the Civil Service Retirement System - and did not play FICA. That changed some time ago (the mid 80s?) - federal employees hired since then have paid FICA.

Lorenzo,
happily retired from federal service and enjoying his CSRS annuity
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