payroll deduction

Definition of payroll deduction

:money earned but not included in a paycheck because it is used to pay the employee's taxes, insurance costs, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

payroll play
  1. : a paymaster's or employer's list of those entitled to pay and of the amounts due to each

  2. : the sum necessary for distribution to those on a payroll

deduction play
  1. : an act of taking away

  2. : something that is or may be subtracted

  3. : the deriving of a conclusion by reasoning


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