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Subject:  Re: Higher Medicare premiums for Top 25% Date:  4/14/2013  8:13 PM
Author:  JAFO31 Number:  72032 of 78166

Dwdonhoff: "Hi JAFO,"

Howdy, welcome back, and I assumed you were too busy with either catch-up or the spreadsheet you intend to construct.

<<<Why do you assume that your employer would have paid the Medicare tax amount to you?>>>

"It doesn't matter whether they would or would not have, they had no opportunity to make that decision. If the funds were tehre (not only for the specified employer, but every other potential employer,) then our Fool could have competitively pressed for compensation to meet his value, and if the specified employer would have refused to compete with the overage, others would have had the opportunity to do so."

It matters if OP plans to assume that he would have