Overview: In addition to withholding amounts from employees' wages that are required by law - such as income and employment taxes - employers also make many other types of employee pay deductions. To stay in compliance with applicable laws and rules, employers should be well versed in all types of deductions.
Author: Rena Pirsos, JD, Legal Editor
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