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complain over 12 cents?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DowntoEarthLLC, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. DowntoEarthLLC

    DowntoEarthLLC LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Messages: 121

    ok. I checked a friends paycheck for him .... turns out he is getting shorted 2 cents from Federal withholdings and 10 cents from State withholdings. 12 cents.

    I agree its not really worth complaining over, but why is this happening?

    every paycheck...
  2. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    Just imagine if that were being done to 40 or 50 million people. That's alot of cheddar going into uncle sam's pocket.
  3. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796

    Gotta pay down the deficit somehow right? :p
  4. DuallyVette

    DuallyVette LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,953

    Maybe someone isn't using the latest payroll withholding table. I just use QuickBooks Pro, update it monthly. It all winds up on the w-4 at the end of the year, and is entered as money paid in vs money owed for the year.
  5. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    or if its a big company maybe someone thinks they found the "perfect crime".
  6. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    I had a similar problem with my wifes paycheck. She was getting taken out about $2.00 more for federal tax than she should have
  7. ICE

    ICE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    Just like that movie "office space"! LOL

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    Is that the movie where Richard Pryor made out with all those half-cents floating around? That was inspirational for me...
  9. ICE

    ICE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    No, it had Jeniffer Aniston in it. It was about three guys. One guy, the kingpin behind the whole plot worked it out so that they were skimming the companys payroll by taking fractions of pennies and putting them into an account that the three of them created. After a weekend, they had a massive bank roll going. I don't remember all the details, but you get the gist!

    I laugh everytime I think about that movie! :cool2:
  10. twins_lawn_care

    twins_lawn_care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 932

    My...my...my stapler.. :D

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