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Is there anyway to get pacor my boss wont send access code [closed]

My boss was supposed to send me a paycor access code and never did anyone know how to get in paycor easy or how paycor will help
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Does a bank have to tell me if a check made out to me was cashed there?

I moved out of a place and I was supposed to receive my last pay check there. I think my housemate deposited it in his account. I know banks are not supposed to, but it's in a small town so people ...
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Will change of address affect direct deposit?

A direct deposit from my employer hasn't made it into my account yet but should have by now. I have a copy of the paystub which has my previous address (I just moved.) Could this be a reason for it ...
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Mistakenly wrote “dollars” in dollars section of check

When filling a check, I wrote the alphabetic value correctly. However, I wrote "dollars" at its end (while it itself has this word). Should I cross it out? Ignore it? Or rewrite the check?
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Handling waitress unclaimed pay from three years ago

Each week our boss gives us payslips with our hours worked and we can cash them right at the place of work. Pretty simple. You get a receipt for your hours worked for the week and a slip to turn into ...
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Calculate federal withholding based on number of dependents

How would you determine the exact federal withholding for a paycheck based on number of dependents in the United States? Is there a formula or a specific percentage of your gross based of number of ...
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Paid every two weeks but health insurance premium is listed as monthly

My husband gets paid every 2 weeks. I would like to know do they divide his health insurance payment between the 2 checks. It says per month on his paper work.
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Calculating Federal Tax from my paycheck - question about the formula used

I am trying to calculate the formula used to obtain my Federal Tax from my bi-weekly paycheck, so that I can anticipate future raises, and plan for my retirement accordingly. I was able to calculate ...
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Why would an employer limit their employees' 401(k) paycheck deduction?

Some employers limit their employees' 401(k) paycheck deduction. For example: The maximum contribution to Pre-tax 401k deferral, Roth 401k deferral, After tax is 65 percent. Why would an employer ...
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paycheck tax withholding ?

I received my first paycheck and 200 in taxes were taken out but I never received a w-4 or i9 Which is what I am used to were I can claim 0 5. So how can these taxes be taken out if I never received ...
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Difference between weekly and biweekly paychecks

Preface: all the numbers provided are fictional, but refer to the real situation I started recently with the new job, where accounting manager indicated that checks are biweekly. As I started at the ...
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Will it hurt my credit to keep a bank account at a credit union, but not use it?

A previous job forced me to open a new account with their partner credit union. I was very uneasy about it at the time, but there wasn't room or time to really argue it. That was four years ago, and I ...
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Safest bet for monthly billing dates when paid bi-weekly

So while the best answer is to budget (along the line of the answers to this question) and use a second, preferably interest-bearing, account to even out the pain of monthly bills, I'm curious if ...
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My first pay had taxes withheld. How to get the personal allowance for income tax?

I paid tax on my first paycheck in the UK. However, I am a resident and am from an EEA country, so the personal allowance should apply to me, but I paid 100 pounds of my 545 pound pay in tax. Is ...
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What happens if I intentionally throw out a paycheck?

Setting aside the fact that most rational people would never try this, I am genuinely curious what would happen if somebody did it. Say I am a full-time, salaried employee in the US. I'm paid twice a ...
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Will I get a tax refund if my bonus+regular paycheck brings me above a tax bracket for that month?

I received my bonus recently, but it was combined with my normal monthly check. The bonus the company gives out is 4 times the monthly pay, which combined with my regular pay is 5 times more... this ...
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How to get a copy of my W-4?

I've changed jobs in the past year and while my salary has increased, I'm still in the same tax bracket. But my federal tax withholding has increased much more per paycheck. I'm trying to figure ...
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Is a 10 year old uncashed paycheck still good?

I found a paycheck from a previous job that is 10 years old and I never cashed it. The business is still operating, is it still good?
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Why are my taxes at a different percentage when changing jobs but claiming the same allowances

I have recently switched jobs, where previously I was getting paid semi-monthly and now I am getting paid weekly. When I look at all the taxes and Social Security taken out at my previous job it is at ...
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Why is my federal tax lower than my FICA?

I claimed 2 allowances on my W-4 form, 1 for being myself and nobody claiming me as a dependent, and 1 for being single and having only one job. My first paycheck I got paid $673.08. Then I had the ...
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Can this check still be honored? [duplicate]

I recently found in my late husband's files, an uncashed payroll check dated 2/07/90 in amount of $557.74 which he apparently had overlooked. He passed in 2012. Is it even pos- sible to be ...
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Pre tax and and after tax on dental and eye vision insurance

If anyone can help me I would really appreciate it. In my Pay stubs I realize i get tax pre tax and post tax on both my dental and vision insurance? why is that? why do they take it out twice?
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Found a check in a parking lot, what should I do?

I think it got discarded because it's only worth $7. But still at least for future reference what should I do when I find someone else's check? What is the proper way to 6 it to someone? Should I try ...
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How is federal tax withholding calculated per paycheck?

I just started at a new company and received my first paycheck. It included a signing bonus, which of course made the paycheck much higher than a normal one will be. The fed withholding amount on the ...
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Can My Employer Charge Me a Fee to Get a Mailed Check Instead of Direct Deposit?

I have preferred to receive paper checks instead of direct deposit, as I find it easier to keep track of. However, my employer has now announced that there will be a (quite large) fee associated with ...
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Can I find the name on this account [closed]

My wages got put in to the wrong account the company I worked for sent me the account number and sort code but I carnt find the name on the account is there any way of doing this
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Converting from semi monthly to Bi-weekly

I am on salary and our pay was recently changed from semi monthly to biweekly on Nov 13,2015, that pay check only reflected the first week on Nov up to the 7th. As I was looking over my pay stub this ...
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Direct deposit downside

After working at a job for four years as a salaried employee, my employer has offered direct deposit. He says he has to hold a weeks pay in arrears to give time to adjust deposits for those who leave ...
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Cost comparison of cities

I'll graduate very soon with a computer engineering degree. I'm lucky enough to be in a field where there's a lot of openings in the city I live in right now (population: 100 000) but it requires a ...
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My company handed me a letter today telling me I owe them money because they overpaid me. What can I do about it? [closed]

I work an hourly job. I got a letter today telling me that they overpaid me and I owe them money. My job pays minimum wage and I'm not sure how they "overpaid" me, their computers pay me per second ...
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What, if any, are the downsides of direct deposit?

After many years, my employer is offering direct deposit. I've used direct deposit before at other jobs. Are there any downsides or cons to using direct deposit?
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Tracking down forgotten brokerage account

My friend worked at Home Depot for several years during the early 1980s and participated in the employee stock investment program with 5% of his paycheck. His employment there ended abruptly upon ...
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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 to know what is my monthly take home

I am on a fixed income of 2500 a month and the total number of allowance I am claiming is 8 please tell me what is my take home monthly.
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Found an old un-cashed paycheck. How long is it good for? What to do if it's expired?

I just found a paycheck from my old work that is dated August 5th, 2013. It's for over $300 and I'm wondering if it will still go through. I'm worried that it will bounce or there will be some issue ...
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Calculating payroll taxes & take-home pay: Is provincial income tax deducted from gross salary, or after federal taxes salary?

I am trying to calculate my paycheck for 2014. I used to use an online calculator but the one I used seems to be disabled now. So, I found the tax slabs for 2014 but its been a few years since I ...
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Is it possible to calculate/estimate W2 based last paycheck?

My wife and I just realized we are missing her W2. Her work will not be able to get it to us on time before tax day, so we'll most likely file an extension. Having said that, we still need to pay any ...
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What does “check payable to” mean?

I've just received agreement papers from a publication who I'm freelancing for. There is a section on the bottom that asks for my address, city, social security#, etc, but it also asks where my check ...
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My bonus is taxed at a higher rate than my regular paychecks, so should I contribute 100% of my bonus to 401k?

Is there a tax advantage to putting 100% of my bonus into 401k? From looking at my pay stubs, my bonus gets taxed at a higher rate than my regular paychecks. And since traditional 401k contributions ...
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Pay check from an old employer

I received a paycheck from an ex-employer via direct deposit. It looks like they forgot to take me out of their automatic system, because I definitely shouldn't have received this check. I am a U.S. ...
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Is There A Flaw In This Paycheck Calculation?

I work at a company that pays their employees every other Friday. In other words, paychecks are distributed every 14 days, ending on Friday. Upon being hired, I was told that I will make $300 every ...
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Someone has my check: any risks?

Some time ago I found a room to rent in another city (via Craigslist). I talked with the lady renting out the room on the phone and after we made a deal I sent her a half of the month rent ($375). Not ...
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Understanding federal tax withholding on my pay stub?

Because I am a masochist and want my pay stubs in a spreadsheet format on my computer I am looking into the formulas used to calculate federal income tax. I read over IRS Publication 15 Circular E and ...
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Does a European country take out tax from paycheck for a contract employee who is a US citizen?

If a US citizen works in a European country whose currency is Euro for a European company on a contract job (which pays by the hour), does the company take out tax deductions in advance from the ...
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Why does my bonus at year end get taxed at a different rate?

Every year when I get paid a bonus, almost half of the bonus gets withheld for income taxes. My normal paycheck is never taxed at that rate. How do I stop that from happening?
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What is the difference between a check and a paycheck?

What is the difference between a check and a paycheck?
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US Bank placing a hold on funds from my paycheck deposit: Why does that make sense?

I've just received my first paycheck in four months (yay!). In the meantime, my bank account went about $150 negative. That's one of the reasons I deposited my paycheck into that bank account - I ...
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How can I increase my hourly pay as a software developer?

I am a PHP developer with 3 yrs experience and got exposure in Joomla, CodeIgniter. What should be my hourly pay in U.S. and what should I do to increase it with a steady curve? Thanks.
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How is the Advance Earned Income Tax Credit (Advance EITC) supposed to work? Help!

As a working mom of four and a full time college student I am broke. I looked into Advanced EIC and filled out the form to get an Advance EIC added to my paycheck. I picked up my check today and had ...