What is take-home pay?

Definition of take-home pay

Take-home pay is the amount received after tax, insurance and other deductions have been removed from an employee’s gross monthly salary. It is also known as net pay or net salary.

How much take-home pay should you receive?

Take-home pay is influenced by a variety of factors, including:

For a definitive overview of your deductions and take-home pay, you should check your tax code and contact the tax office.

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