Effective January 2022

Federal and State Income Tax Withholding

2022 Rates

Tax Summary
Year 2022
Year 2021
Social Security/OASDI Rate
6.2 percent
6.2 percent
Social Security Maximum Wage Base
$147,000
$142,800
Maximum Social Security /OASDI Contribution
$9,114.00
$8,853.60
Medicare Rate
1.45 percent
1.45 percent
Medicare Maximum Wage Base
No limit
No limit
Maximum Medicare Contribution (1.45%)
No limit
No limit
CA SDI – PT Faculty Only
1.10 percent
1.20 percent
CA SDI Maximum Wage Base
$145,600
$128,298
403/457
$20,500
$19,500
403/457 over 50
$27,000
$26,000


Federal Withholding — Form W-4 (exempt status)

Individuals will need to complete a new Form W-4 “Employee’s Withholding Certificate” if they filed exempt in 2021 no later than February 15, 2022, to claim an exemption for 2022. 
Form W-4