payroll deduction

Definition of payroll deduction

  1. :  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

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

    :  the sum necessary for distribution to those on a payroll

    :  the money to be distributed

deductionplay
  1. :  an act of taking away

    :  something that is or may be subtracted

    :  the deriving of a conclusion by reasoning


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