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more hours you put in the more tax they'll take, but you'll get some of it back in tax return.



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I think you will make about 1200, but will only get around 600 to 700 hundred after taxes and any medical you may have. Add 100 dollars if no medical.



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Isn't that partially based on your allowances? Also it's different state per state I think.



Also some cities have city taxes, and some do not (but that is minor compared to fica and other taxes).



I wish it was 2022 already, at least in California.



Proud to be a Californian.

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If you're not married, no kids, no property etc; get ready to pay up the arse.



About 18% with no deductions.

But I'm no expert on the subject.



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spurgeonryan said:
I think you will make about 1200, but will only get around 600 to 700 hundred after taxes and any medical you may have. Add 100 dollars if no medical.

Well anecdotally taxes take about 22% from my bi weekly check. While my heathcare is about $60.

So your estimate of 40% to 50% might be too high.

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darkenergy said:
I wish it was 2022 already, at least in California.

Lets hope tax cuts helps keep this guy from taking jobs.



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Assuming that you're full time, you will make $15 per hour * 40 hours per week * 52 weeks = $31200 in one year. This will put you in the 15% tax bracket when your taxes are due. The amount taken from every paycheck will also depend on any work benefits (like health insurance, 401k), union fees, etc.