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Are there contracts for fixed pay vs. fixed pay rates?

Are there any contracts that simply pay you when/if you finish a specific project with no mention of a fixed pay/hour? If so, does this mean you can get paid under minimum wage if you take too long to ...
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How should I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get this upcoming promotion [migrated]

So I'm a programmer somewhere and I've applied for a senior developer position. My questions is mainly: How do I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get the promotion? I'll explain ...
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What happened to my remaining money?

I was offered an Internship at a company with a monthly amount of 15000 rupees. I joined on 6th january 2015. I was paid an amount of 13065 rupees today to my bank account. Where did the remaining ...
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Is paid time off (PTO) considered taxable income?

I am a salaried full-time employee at my company in California, USA. I noticed on both my final 2014 paystub and on my W-2 form that the paid time off (PTO) I took for vacation last year was listed ...
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Opening Company in US as non US resident and living in native country. Tax questions!

I'm planing to open company (C Corporation) with my friend in US, specifically Delaware. But I am not US resident nor is he. Him and I live in Croatia, Europe. We will be owners of company and only ...
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NRE account in indian bank have to pay Income Tax in India

Please help me, i am working in Dubai base company and my work place is any other country Like Oman, Myanmar, etc. Only for work, i am going out side of India say 3-5 month/year. Company is depositing ...
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Paycheck Questions

I have a situation where I believe I was supposed to be paid $1,000 more than what I actually was paid during the year. While it's not a huge amount of money it still would have been nice. I've been ...
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How do companies protect employees' income from currency flucturations? [closed]

Say you are an export-oriented company, selling products abroad and receiving income in some (nominally stable) basket of currencies. Now let's suppose your own domestic currency, the one you use to ...
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Salary Payroll Conversion from Bi-weekly to Semi-monthly Mid-year

My company changed payroll from bi-weekly to semi-monthly mid year The last bi-weekly pay period before conversion ended on 9/7/2014. The first semi-monthly pay period started on 9/16. A pay check was ...
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Is my salary in UK taxable in India?

I have been moved to UK temporarily from India for 2 years. In whole 2013-2014 financial year, I am in UK and getting my salary in UK itself which is being credited in UK based bank. Will my income ...
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Managing account other than salary account

I have a salary account in one bank and a separate saving account in other bank but i dont show my saving account details in ITR will it affect me in future.
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Why should I not disclose my salary?

I'm not looking to blurt out or brag about my salary in social media or anything. I'm apparently making an article about how to get a raise and I am planning to disclose the exact raise (not salary) ...
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How are the $1 salaries that CEOs sometimes take considered legal?

I have been reading about various CEOs taking a $1 salary; typically they also take some from of alternate compensation, e.g. stock options. However, very rarely one will take a $1 salary with no ...
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How can I determine my earning power percentile?

There are many online resources to determine your salary percentile nationally. However, this information is not terribly useful as cost-of-living differs greatly from area to area. For instance, a ...
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How Provident fund is calculated in india

I am a software engineer, i worked in two organizations in those two organization provident fund was not deducted they credited me complete salary to bank account by monthly . Recently i joined a new ...
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Is there an upper limit for money that an expat can keep in his US bank account?

I am a neither a permanent resident nor a US citizen. I have a bank account with a leading US bank which I use as my salary account. Income taxes are deducted at source. I know that I need to submit ...
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What is the rationale for a separate “National Insurance” tax in the UK?

In the UK there's a type of income tax called "National Insurance", similar to regular income tax. http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/ni/ What is the rationale for having this separate income tax? How does it ...
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Can a company pay a net salary?

I have been approached by a start-up which said that the monthly salary I would earn is a net salary, with no taxes to report on my side, because all taxes are paid and reported by the company. A ...
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How are national insurance deductions calculated in the UK?

I understand that in the UK national insurance is a deduction made to your salary. I have seen this question/answer, that lists 2 very good websites that breakdown your take home pay for UK residents. ...
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How should I split my salary between bank accounts when working abroad?

I am living in Canada and have accepted a temporary position in Kuala Lumpur for a year or two. The company has asked how much of my salary should be deposited in my Canadian account and how much in ...
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S-Corp Reasonable Salary

I am the owner and sole member of a small s-corp. I am a litte confused regarding the reasonable salary the IRS requires. The S-Corp is fairly small and requires very little work to maintain. Would ...
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US: personal income tax calculations and other costs

If an individual has an annual salary of US$150K in Silicon Valley as a software engineer from his/her job, how much would this individual take home (cash)? If said individual has to also take into ...
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Can a new company see how much you're being paid?

I'm currently on (for argument's sake) 20k. I'm due to get a pay rise to 25k soon. I'm going for an interview at a new company soon, and I know that they will ask me what my current salary is. Can I ...
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Downsides to Salary Sacrifice? (UK)

My company are starting a scheme where I reduce my gross salary by the amount I pay into our pensions. They increase their pension contribution by the same amount, saving us both National Insurance ...
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What are the common Income Tax deduction for salary earned in Saudi Arabia

I have left for Saudi Arabia on 7 November 13 , I am a government employee in Saudi Arabia . My salary is deposited in Saudi bank account , will I have to pay tax on 1,000,000 rupees amount which I ...
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Is a 100k salary twice as expensive as a 50k from the employer's point of view?

If you take everything into account (mandatory insurance, etc.), how much do employee and employer's representations diverge about employee's cost? For example, you may think a 5K increase in your ...
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What numbers do I look at to adjust my salary increases for inflation?

I would like to compare my annual salary increases to some "real world purchasing power" metric to see if I am meeting, exceeding, or falling behind on how far my money goes each year. What number ...
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$100k salary to the amount in pocket breakdown

Looking into the job market as an engineer with several years of experience (for example), it appears salaries are in the $70-110k range, so let's look at a "$100k/year" salary. Help me break down the ...
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Working in Iran for foreign company

I'm Iranian and as you know we are under sanctions. I'm a computer programmer. Can I work for a company (for example in US, UK or Germany) and earn my income while staying in Iran? Is it possible to ...
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Why is salary a credit if money comes in?

I am new to keeping accounts. Today I learned that debit is what comes in credit what goes out Then how can we say that salary gets credited when the money comes in?
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What percent of my salary should I retain?

Here is my situation: right now I am living in Puerto Rico, and I am planning to relocate to the mainland US (probably to Seattle, WA). Although Puerto Rico is a territory of the US, almost everything ...
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Should I negotiate a lower salary to be placed in a lower tax bracket?

I'm about to start the negotiation process for a new position. I expect the offer to be in the area of $72,000 - 76,000 / year. If the offer is higher than $73,800 should I negotiate to have my ...
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Difference between Fortnightly and Monthly pay

I used to get paid monthly at base salary of 48k. I have recently changed my job and getting paid fortnightly with a base salary of 50k I did some calculation and found out that if I get paid monthly ...
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Where can I find cost-of-living-adjusted salary data on world cities?

I could find some data on US, but no luck on other countries. I'm especially looking for data on EU countries.
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Pros, cons, and taxation of Per Diem compensation?

I am working for IT consulting organization in USA. My current employer pays salary on hourly basis and total salary is taxable. I have got another offer from another Consulting Organization. New ...
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San Francisco vs Madison

I am currently getting a 102K salary in Madison and have an offer for 125K from SFO. Should I accept this offer from a monetary perspective or not? I will like to maintain the same life style that I ...
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Bi-weekly payment option

We start bi-weekly pay beginning March 20th. How does this affect the months that have 5 weeks. Do we actually lose two weeks a year? May, July & October have five weeks. Right now I will get ...
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How exactly does France's “rich tax” / “millionaire tax” of 75% above 1 million euros salary work?

Can someone explain how the French "rich tax" works? If I had salary of 1.000.000€ per annum, would I pay 750.000€ tax? And thus I would realize only 250.000€ net income?
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American taxes if living outside the US and get paid by US company on a US bank account

I live outside the States, I'm not American and I'm going to be paid by an American company on my personal American bank account: it's headed to me, as a physical person. I'm obviously going to pay ...
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Are U.S. salaries typically measured/reported before tax, or after tax?

On each of the two sites below, the average salary in California for C++ developers is reported. Would the average reported be before or after taxes? ...
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What is my take home salary in Chicago for 110K annual?

What will be my take home salary in Chicago if I file as married jointly and I have no children. I am the only income earner. What is the effective tax rate and how much federal/state allowances do I ...
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Freelancer in India working for Swiss Company

I am based in India and I have a contract with a Swiss company to handle their businesses in and around India. I receive my Salary in Eur which is then converted to INR in my Bank. I have been paying ...
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Salary account in gnucash: charge vs. income // example transactions

It might not be the usual thing to have on opening balance in a "Salary" account, but if one did, this is what I tried in gnucash: description: payday again :-) transfer: Equity:Opening Balances ...
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How can I reduce the amount of tax I will pay on the sale of an investment property?

I'm selling an investment property. It is not eligible for a primary residence exemption. I am not interested in purchasing another investment property (i.e. doing a 1031 exchange). So I will pay ...
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Value of Pension in regards to salary negotiations

I've been advised from careers.stackexchange to post this question here as it's more financial than career advice. I've received a job offer from a company and I'm looking to make a strong ...
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How do I build wealth?

Usually CEOs and other executives have a salary which doesn't exceed £200k per annum (with 50% going to taxes). However, they possess luxury cars, large house and huge savings, i.e. great wealth. How ...
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Salary equivalency: London vs Berlin

I am currently working as a Java Developer in a permanent role in Berlin with a €45k salary and I'm moving to London on August. Assuming this salary in Berlin reflects exactly my level of experience, ...
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What category should I specify for gross salary in Quicken?

I'm using Quicken 2013 and I'm trying to split my "Gross Salary" (specified as Pay Rate on my pay stub) from my "Deductions" specified as (Current Deductions on my pay stub) using the line items on my ...
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Received W2 but was never paid

I just now received W2 from a company that i worked for 3 days as a contractor. I had to leave country for 2 months due to family emergency. Since the employment duration was very short, i was not ...
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What to write in a salary negotiation letter?

Where I work we have a yearly opportunity to get a raise. The amount is always $100 extra a month, and only 25 of the 500 employees will get it. So I will be competing with managers, researchers, and ...