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January 8, 2014
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IRS to sign off on Medicare deal

The Internal Revenue Service is expected to sign off this week on the Medicare tax deal that will save the state, as well as numerous Nevada judges, at least $290,000. State payroll managers discovered last year that Nevada has failed to pay the Medicare taxes for judges and board and commission members for more than 25 years. The federal government began requiring state and local governments to pay into Medicare in 1986, and Nevada did so for nearly all employees. But judges slipped through the cracks, and neither the state nor employee share of the 2.9 percent tax was paid. …

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