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Understanding Payroll Taxes

Payroll taxes are taxes that both employees and employers pay based on employees' wages, tips, commissions, and salaries. The employees' portion is deducted from ...

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Negotiating a Job Offer

So you have finally received the phone call or email you have been waiting on regarding your recent job interview. But, the excitement begins to fade when you realize that the offer ...

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Filling Out a W-4 Form

Many people fill out Form W-4 multiple times throughout their careers without really understanding how it affects their tax bill ...

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If You're a 1099 Employee

Regardless of how you earn income, you will still need proper tax forms. The two primary documents you focus on as a traditional employee are forms W-2 and W-4 ...

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Are You Eligible for a 403(b) Plan?

Unless you are an employee of a tax-exempt organization, like a public school, you may be unfamiliar with a 403(b) ...

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An Overview of 401(k) Plans

If meeting your retirement goals while getting tax benefits sounds like a great idea, you should consider investing ...

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2021 Paycheck Planning

Another year is just beginning. While few people were sad to say goodbye to 2020, the new year means new changes to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and ...

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First Paycheck? Do These Things First

Your first paycheck can be quite exciting. However, before you open your pay envelope and look at the total, you need to have a plan in place to maximize your income ...

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The Basics of Working from Home

There are many advantages of working from home. There is no commute back and forth to work, which saves ...

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Direct Deposit and Paycheck Allocations

A growing number of employers offer direct deposit, in which your regular paycheck is electronically ...

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Medical, Prescription, Vision and Dental Plans

You already know how important health insurance is. Without it, a serious illness or injury could devastate you ...

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Quality of Life and Wellness Benefits

Most employers want you to be healthy. Really. Healthier workers are more productive workers ...

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Reviewing Your Retirement Plan

The days when companies would provide pensions for their employees are rapidly dwindling ...

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Setting Up Tax Withholding

Do you look forward to receiving a big income tax refund every year? If so, you are taking the wrong approach ...

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Should You Withdraw Funds from Your 401(k)?

For many people nearing retirement age, their 401(k) account is their biggest asset. It represents many ...

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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Researchers have found that a large number of households in the United States are living their lives from ...

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Tuition Reimbursement

Does your employer offer tuition reimbursement? If so, it is a benefit that could prove valuable. The cost of ...

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Types of Retirement Plans

Long gone are the days when most companies provided a pension plan for their employees ...