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Payroll Calculator
« on: Mar 30, 2010, 05:45 pm »
After I accept a job, especially under a new contract with a new pay-rate, there's always a little bit of anxiety for me until first payday - namely, "How much money will I take home?"  Because sometimes there can be real sticker-shock that first Thursday you get your first paycheck.  Between federal taxes, state taxes and everything else, it can be quite disappointing (or even alarming).

Well, I just found a website that allows you to input your weekly gross salary, state deductions, etc so you can see how much you'll actually be taking home on a given contract.  Here's the link:

I thought this would be especially helpful for the "Can I really live off of this amount of money for x number of weeks / months?" conundrum.