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FICA

or F.I.C.A.

[fahy-kuh, fee-]
  1. Federal Insurance Contributions Act: U.S. government legislation under which taxes are levied for the support of Social Security.
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FICA

[(feye-kuh)]

An acronym for Federal Insurance Contributions Act. FICA taxes are deducted from the pay of most American workers to support Social Security programs.

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