Question: Widmer Company had gross wages of 240 000 during the week

Widmer Company had gross wages of $240,000 during the week ended June 17. The amount of wages subject to social security tax was $240,000, while the amount of wages subject to federal and state unemployment taxes was $35,000. Tax rates are as follows:
Social security.......... 6.0%
Medicare............ 1.5%
State unemployment...... 5.4%
Federal unemployment..... 0.8%

The total amount withheld from employee wages for federal taxes was $48,000.
a. Journalize the entry to record the payroll for the week of June 17.
b. Journalize the entry to record the payroll tax expense incurred for the week of June 17.


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