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rpg37
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Walls, MS
Member since Sep 2008
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My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?

Not understanding this tax increase because this is more than 2.5%. $1,597 annually...WTH?!!?!?



I Love Bama
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Alabama
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33753 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
Just saw annually. Looks about right
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rpg37
LSU Fan
Walls, MS
Member since Sep 2008
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
Between my two jobs, $2,397 annually. That's more than I anticiparted considering I only make about $58,000 between them. This sucks!!! Of course taxes go up when you are 25.


Catman88
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Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Dec 2004
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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Of course taxes go up when you are 25



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OTIS2
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
Who'd you vote for the last two elections? That'll decide the question of whether you did it to yourself.


TigerintheNO
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New Orleans
Member since Jan 2004
24112 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
State teachers in Mississippi have to pay social security?


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tigeraddict
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Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2007
4928 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
For one. SS holiday ended so you went back up to 6.2% from 4.2%, so that is 2% right there.

As far as other taxes, looks like you are in MS so not sure if state taxes there changed. But look at your withholding for both state and federal. If you are getting a refund from either and you situation/income is similar this year to last then change your withholding's to closer match you overall tax liability from this past year.

Don't want to give uncle sam that interest free loan again this year....


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RandySavage
Member since May 2012
10402 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
Mine was about $130 less between the tax increase and my health insurance premiums going up. I'm due for my mid year step increase starting next month so it will about balance out but yea it's annoying how they always seem to figure out a way to make sure you never get ahead.


Jma313
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Member since Aug 2010
4046 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
Need to move to TN we have no state income tax and its wonderful


Cholo
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National City, CA
Member since Oct 2012
1076 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
Teaching = Not a real job.


davesdawgs
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?


Elections have consequences.


Projectpat
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Houston, TX
Member since Sep 2011
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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Between my two jobs, $2,397 annually.


Selfish. You didn't earn that money by yourself.


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Duckman13
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Tiger Stadium
Member since Dec 2006
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
If you voted for BHO then you will get no sympathy from me
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HamSandwich
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Member since Sep 2010
1281 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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Who'd you vote for the last two elections? That'll decide the question of whether you did it to yourself.

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Elections have consequences

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If you voted for BHO then you will get no sympathy from me

I must have missed something. Who was it that cut the SS tax in 2010 that increased the take home pay of the majority of working Americans for two years?


iAmBatman
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The Batcave
Member since Mar 2011
5054 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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Of course taxes go up when you are 25.




you can't believe that...can you???


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6nmylifetime
Alabama Fan
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Member since Nov 2012
598 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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Teaching = Not a real job.


So why is there not a line a mile long to do it?


Fat Bastard
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Paradise
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?


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the LSUSaint
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re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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I must have missed something. Who was it that cut the SS tax in 2010 that increased the take home pay of the majority of working Americans for two years?


I think it's the same guy that increased the deficit more than all others before him combined, raised unemployment, just weakened our economy (it shrunk for 1st time in 6 years),raised federal spending, passed unaffordable GOVMNT run policies, and yes, now has let that 2% get taken away from us and still trying to say he stands by his pledge "not to raise taxes on anyone but the rich"

Well, SURPRISE, every single working man/woman in America just got their taxes raised.....


Projectpat
Texas A&M Fan
Houston, TX
Member since Sep 2011
7307 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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I must have missed something. Who was it that cut the SS tax in 2010 that increased the take home pay of the majority of working Americans for two years?


I must have missed something. Who was it that continued such excessive spending since 2009 that increased the debt burden of every American?


dewster
Vanderbilt Fan
Member since Aug 2006
9787 posts

re: My teaching paycheck just dropped $133.09/month?
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So why is there not a line a mile long to do it?


Not sure if you've checked lately, but there is a pretty big crop of recent graduates who can't find work in my area.

Oh, and your wages will get docked by an additional 2% for social security....while current beneficiaries will see an adjustment of 1.7%.

Tell grandpa that he's welcome for the gift, since people our age will never see a dime.
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