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Do commissions from a sale get included in payroll taxes?

One of our employees works for commission. When I put them through as a payroll item, taxes are withdrawn and I have to pay twice as much on Social Security and Medicare.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.
Yes -- if it is for an employee, then taxes need to be withheld on ANY compensation.
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