Understanding Your Pay: Payroll Taxes and Employment Law Can Cost You Money. Learn What You Need to Know! 2017 Edition

  • 1h 30m
  • American Payroll Association
  • American Payroll Association
  • 2017

This book is written as an introductory guide for someone who just got their first job (Congratulations!), a foreign visitor authorized to work in the United States – including permanent immigrant workers, temporary (non-immigrant) workers, and student and exchange workers – a U.S. citizen working in another country, or someone returning to the workforce. It is designed to familiarize you with how the system works.

By system we mean the U.S. federal tax system, and related government organizations on federal, state and local levels. On a federal level, it includes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Social Security Administration (SSA), Department of Labor (DOL), Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and others.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • When You Get a Job
  • Paycheck Basics
  • Your Pay Stub and Taxes
  • Pre-Tax Deductions
  • After-Tax Deductions
  • The Benefits of Electronic Pay
  • Your Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace