Click this link to find out what tax bracket your career falls under.
Your TAX BRACKET is the rate at which your income gets taxed by the Federal Government.
You will also be taxed by the NEW YORK STATE government.
Click this link to find out what your tax bracket is for New York State.
To calculate how much the Federal and State governments take away in taxes, convert the tax rate to a decimal (how do you do that?) and then multiply your WEEKLY salary by the tax rate.
Additionally, every worker has to pay 6.2% of their earnings to the SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAM.
Finally, if you chose a career as a singer/movie star/artist/sports star or other career, you will need to pay an AGENT 15% of what you earn.
Use these numbers to help you figure out what your TAKE HOME PAY is.