Rev. Proc. 2017-28


The IRS recently issued guidance in Rev. Proc. 2017-28 addressing special rules that apply when employers seek a refund of FICA (social security and Medicare) taxes.  This new guidance serves as a reminder to employers that special processes should be followed when seeking a refund of FICA taxes. Background As background, recall that FICA taxes are imposed on both the employer and the employee — half is paid directly by the employer and the other…