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Questions tagged [salary]

Questions related to periodic income earned through employment, especially in predefined amounts such as might be stipulated in a contract. This tag should be used in contrast to questions about wages, which are typically earned at a defined *rate* per time period rather than in defined total amounts.

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Company stopped paying my salary. What are my options?

UPDATE 3: The firm is likely lying to us and going up declare bankruptcy on May 15 after moving money out of the country. Asked advice here: https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/40917/want-to-sue-...
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Tax in India and UK

I came to the UK in March 2019. Due to other formalities, my bank account was opened in April 2019. So in March 2019 my Indian salary got credited in an Indian bank account after tax deductions. In ...
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Is it legal to keep my US bank account after leaving the US, and receive money on it?

I currently live in the united states on an L1 visa. There is a chance that I'll quit my job and travel around central/Latin america for quite some time. With L1 visa, If I leave my job, I have to ...
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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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Net salary in Germany for programmers

I got an offers as a freelancer to work from Germany (the company is not German but I will live in Germany when I'll work for them). Since I'll be a freelancer in need to give them an hourly rate for ...
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How to manage monthly salary

I am a 22-y/o guy starting my first job. I am interested to know how I should manage my monthly expenses. Keeping in mind that I need to pay for my rented apartment, food, water, etc., save money for ...
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Salary Conversion from Bi-weekly to Semi-monthly Mid-year

My company changed payroll from bi-weekly to semi-monthly this March. The last bi-weekly pay period before conversion ended on 2/28/2019. The first semi-monthly pay period started on 3/1. I am a ...
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Start-up co-founder Equity vs Salary

What is the best option? I have been asked to work in a high position as co-founder of a startup for 5% equity and $40k salary - this requires over 40 hours of work(hard grind) etc as any position ...
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Regarding the thresholds for employers

I have a limited company (based in the UK) through which I worked in a larger company. A year ago, I stopped working for this larger company. As I was no longer working (ie I was no longer getting ...
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Comparing new offer wage to current position. Is it fair that the employer anchored the pay?

I work as a contractor (1099 in the US) for a company (let's call it A) a few hours a week and received an offer from a more prestigious, smaller company (B) in a similar field. I plan on working both ...
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Tax in the Netherlands

I have a question regarding tax in the Netherlands. I have a gross monthly salary of 3,500. I am allowed to enter the 30% tax ruling (young employee with masters). Then what is my monthly net income? ...
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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 many allowances should you claim?

Does having a high salary change how many allowances you should claim?
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With the Fringe Benefits Tax, should I even salary sacrifice for a car?

In Australia, some employers offer an option to salary sacrifice a car purchase. The cost of the car is taken from your pre-tax salary, so your gross income will be less, and therefore, your income ...
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How much would be a fair raise or salary increase to ask for at work?

I have not got a raise at work for some time - almost two years - and I think I am due. I did not ask during the crisis because other companies were laying off, etc. Mine didn't lay off, we actually ...
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Can W2 salary be negotiated when removing healthcare plan?

As a W2 employee, I will get $4,500/mo plus benefits. One of the benefits is that they will pay half the healthcare plan that I select from the options available. In my case, it's about $400, so I pay ...
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Can 1099 get allowance to reduce taxable income?

I posted this question anonymously, but I can't add edit or delete, so I decided to repost. I'm a software developer for a fortune 500 company (in Texas) and I get paid $5,000/mo as a 1099 contractor....
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Can 1099 contractor receive per diem and car allowance?

As a W2 worker for a US company, my monthly pay was divided into 3 quantities: $X in salary, $Y in per diem, and $Z in car allowance. The benefit was that I would only pay tax on the salary, so my ...
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How do I calculate annual salary in case of salary split in a single month?

I am building a payroll system. My problem is if the employee's salary changes twice or thrice in a same month. If the: 1st period is x 2nd period is y then can I say annual income from 1st period ...
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How is monthly wage tax calculated in The Netherlands?

AFAIK, in most European countries, the wage tax is calculated based on the total annual earning but is deducted by the employer from the gross salary and paid to the tax authorities in advance, on a ...
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What to do when a good job offer is made with good salary but we are confused about salary?

Last week I got a job offer from the place where I was interviewed for a position as civil engineer. I have been informed that I will receive a monthly salary of RS 50,000. I will have not have to ...
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How do I build wealth? [closed]

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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Stock Options in Exchange for Salary

I received an offer letter with with the option to convert part of the salary to stock options as per the below table. Base salary is ₪33K/month (Israeli Shekel). Be aware of '₪' vs '$' in some ...
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Job offer in Sweden: Confused about the salary breakdown

I have received a job offer in Stockholm for a Software Engineering position and have had a verbal discussion about the same. What I have been informed is that I will receive 31000 krona (after tax) ...
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Funding a company launch

I live in Canada and I'm planning to start a company. My question is not about the Business Plan, the initial funds needed or how to hit the market and make money. I currently have a relatively good ...
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Need help negotiating a salary agreement with my boss [closed]

I'm a college student who is interning at a startup company. My job as an intern is to help redesign and launch an app, so that it runs on Android as well as iOS. When I signed up for the job I was ...
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UK Contractor (Limited company) - How to manage payroll when still deciding annual salary

I'm a director of a UK limited company and working as a contractor, and my contract is due to end in December. For the rest of the tax year I still don't know whether I'll then start a new contract ...
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Would I make more if paid weekly instead of monthly? [duplicate]

If my paycheck for my first week looked like this: Period Start 7/1/2016 Period End 7/31/2016 Total Hours 40 Net Pay $1,419.32 And, if my paycheck for my first month looked like this: Period ...
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Can I be hired with a flexible hourly wage?

Question Is there such a thing as hiring someone at a minimum hourly wage and then offering additional pay based on a factor? Alternative Question Could this be done legally (from a US tax ...
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Why are some wage taxes officially paid by the employer, even though they're really paid by the employee?

My current salary is taxed at two levels: first, the employer has to pay a certain number of taxes on my wages. The rest of the money is then considered to be my salary and I pay other taxes (social ...
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Calculating salary loss from inflation

When it comes to inflation, I simply know that it is an increase in prices that results in a fall of the currency's value. I'd like to apply this to wages in a workplace that has not provided a pay ...
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Paying salary to a shareholder when the business has no revenue

I'm trying to learn about financial statements and taxes in Canada. And I'm curious if I understood something correctly when a business has zero revenue, but still pays the sole share holder a salary....
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Calculating PAYE tax and NIC contributions on two different bands of income in the UK

My data (United Kingdom specific) : March - NI Rate A and Tax Code 1150L IN: Gross Salary 2250 OUT: PAYE Tax 0.00 NIC 183.0 April - NI Rate A and Tax Code 1185L IN: Gross Salary 2250 Gross ...
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Do I need to pay myself as a director if I also have a full-time job?

I am a director (one of two directors) of a private Ltd. company that carries out web development work. I also have a full-time job during the week but do the web development in the evenings and ...
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GBP salary figure quoted but paid at open market rate in local Rs in Pakistan bank account

GBP salary figure quoted but paid at open market rate in local Rs in Pakistan bank account. Do I lose out when considering my salary initial figure quoed in GBP but then received in Rs local currency ...
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£600 per month after rent: is this good?

After income tax, I will take home a pay of £1880 per month. After rent, this becomes around £600 per month. But I haven't included council tax in this, so it will be less than £600. Is this ...
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Not getting my wire transfer till 15 days

My money is not credited where my office is released the money on 4th Jan. Its exactly 12 working days gone but still I am not sure what is the problem. It is a wire transfer from Israel to India ...
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I need help understanding what 'net of required taxes' means

In this contract what does net of mean? is it the amount after or before taxes? Award – Cash awarded to a Participant under the Program, net of all required federal and state withholding taxes, due ...
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What considerations to take when comparing rates for hourly contracting vs. annual salaried employment

This is NOT a duplicate of: Calculate hourly wage from annual salary offer? - that's about whether the employment salary is calculated hourly/daily/annually/whatever. Currently I do a task for a ...
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Is it better to deposit your salary into you checking or savings account? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of having a direct deposit from a paycheck going into a checking account vs. a savings account?
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Best way to pay myself from my company when my marginal tax rate is higher than the company tax rate?

I'm working as an IT contractor in Australia and I'm about to move from a sole trader model to a Ltd company. I'm trying to work out the most tax effective way of paying myself in my own company, for ...
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Overpaid by employer, will I lose out on my income tax allowance?

My employer overpaid me by a significant percentage of my salary and so I need to repay the money. Obviously I don't want to lose out on the income tax allowance for this tax year. How can I make ...
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Net salary for an internship in Switzerland?

I will be doing a 6-month internship in Switzerland near Lausanne soon, and I will be remunerated 1000 CHF per month in gross salary. How much can I expect in net salary?
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What should I consider when claiming relocation expenses in a particular year?

I recently changed jobs with my employer offering relocation assistance as part of the compensation package. I have up to a year to claim the relocation expenses, which consist of the usual items: ...
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Calculating Compounded Salary Increase Percentage with Multiple Years and Durations

I am trying to calculate the cumulative salary increase across 10 years. The issue is that some union members received raises multiple times a year, and other years they received no raises. I am ...
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How are people able to spend more than what they make, without going into debt?

Jeff Bezos reportedly surpassed Bill Gates as the wealthiest person in the world, at least, for a while. But in 2016, it was reported that he had a salary of around $80,000, but obviously his wealth ...
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Salary expectations without degree

I work in automated materials handling, mainly in high level computer controls. Java applications, oracle databases and such; but also down to mechanical and controllers to a lesser extent. For ...
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Is a higher salary worth not having a 401(k)?

An individual recently got offered a job that paid significantly more than what she is making now (more than $18k - which is the maximum 401(k) contribution). She currently makes $30k a year. However, ...
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India : Tax on bonus amount

My current employer is giving me a bonus which I may be required to return in the future when I change companies based on a bond agreement of a certain tenure. Is accepting the bonus amount and then ...
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Is it possible to work out my P60 from my pay?

I paid myself from my company last year but did not issue myself a P60 with we closed the company back in December 2010. It's now time to do my tax return, and I am unsure what the exact figures of ...