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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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Share options. If you get options on £200,000-worth of a company and then its share price increases five-fold then you make £800,000, which is often taxed more favourably than salary. …
answered Apr 27 '13 by Mike Scott
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Purchasing commodities (whose prices are increasing rapidly), improving corporate profitability, buying imports (the US dollar is weaker than it was, so the price of everything imported has gone up), …
answered Apr 19 '11 by Mike Scott
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A month is not four weeks, so your fortnightly pay is not half of your monthly pay. There are twelve months in a year but there are 52.18 weeks (allowing for leap years but not for the fact that 1900 …
answered May 9 '14 by Mike Scott
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To quote from the HMRC website: If you're employed you pay Class 1 National Insurance contributions. The rates are: if you earn more than £153 a week and up to £805 a week, you pay 12% of the …
answered Sep 11 '14 by Mike Scott
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The simple answer is that options are worth less than shares, but more than nothing. Exactly where they fall in that range depends entirely on the company’s prospects and on the exercise price. If the …
answered Sep 30 by Mike Scott