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DSST Business Math: Salaries Vocab

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1. The amount of money you earn per hour.

2. If the commission is the only pay you receive.

3. Time worked beyond the standard work week or hours

4. Expressed as a percent and used to determine how much tax you pay.

5. 52 pay periods.

6. A tax rate that stays the same for every person regardless of the amount of income they make in a year

7. Total income in a year - includes wages - salaries - commissions - bonuses - tips - interest - dividends - prizes - pensions - sale of stock - and profit from a business.

8. Single number used to represent a goup of #'s

9. A deduction from pay for income tax

10. Portion of your wage that you pay tax on.

11. Shows the time you reported for work and the time you departed each day of the week.

12. A wage system in which workers are paid by the # of pieces produced

13. A tax term meaning gross income less adjustments

14. Subtracts from gross pay for yourself and other people you support.

15. The remaining pay after deductions have been subtracted from total or gross wages; take-home pay

16. What you earn before exemptions are taken out.

17. Money paid out of the total job benefits fro things usuch as travel - dues - tools.

18. Be an amount for each item sold or it may be a % of the $ value

19. Or fringe benefits - in addition to wages - extra pay or services

20. Fixed amount of sales above which commission is paid

21. Who is paid by the hour

22. The total amount of money you earn for a pay period at the hourly rate.

23. Person or company an employee work for

24. 2 times your regular hourly rate.

25. 12 pay periods.

26. An amount of money that you are paid for selling a product or service.

27. Receive a specific amount of money that you earn on a regular basis.

28. Total amount of money that an employee is paid

29. Amount of tax withheld a year.

30. What people are paid

31. Money received from working such as wages - salaries or tips

32. Who work for others

33. If you are married or are in charge of any other support.

34. 6 pay periods.

35. Pay system in which the rate of commission increased as the base increases

36. A fixed amount that can be deducted from a taxable income. used in place of itemized deductions.

37. Given for work over a certain # of hours or for work on weekends & holidays

38. May be a specified amount of money for each sale or it may be a percent of the total value of your sales.

39. An allowance for a person used to reduce the amount of tax withheld from pay

40. 1 1/2 times (x1.5) the regular time rate

41. The amount used to figure income tax with a tax-rate schedule

42. The total value of the benefits received from a job less job expenses

43. When there is a different tax rate for each of several levels of income.

44. An amount of income that is free from tax

45. Money received from interest and dividends

46. When you work more than your regular hours.

47. Subtractions from gross pay

48. Future spending goals

49. An employee who is needed and paid by the day.

50. Employers are required by law to withhold a certain amount of your pay.