Career Resources for Teens and Adults - An Adulting Life Skills Activity

How to Read a Pay Stub

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Benefits and Features

  • An explanation of how to calculate multiple earnings types
  • The formula for calculating gross pay
  • A guide to calculating net pay
  • Calculate earnings, gross pay, and deductions
  • Medical and retirement deductions are discussed
  • Identify different types of taxes, including federal, social security, and Medicare.
  • This SPED life skills activity can assist students in 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade, and adult education programs to improve their independence by focusing on job-related skills.

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