Paycheck Calculator

This free, easy to use payroll calculator will calculate your take home pay. Supports hourly & salary income and multiple pay frequencies. Calculates Federal, FICA, Medicare and withholding taxes for all 50 states.

Check out our new page Tax Change to find out how federal or state tax changes affect your take home pay.

W4 (Employee Withholding Certificate)
The IRS has changed the withholding rules effective January 2020. A 2020 (or later) W4 is required for all new employees.
Use Before 2020 if you are not sure.

Check Date
Check Date
Income Information
Pay type
Pay Annual?
Pay Frequency
Federal Withholding
(Select Before 2020 if not sure)
Marital Status
Withholding Allowances
Additional Withholding
State Withholding
State taxes not available for July 13, 2024
Additional withholding
Employee Information (Optional)
Employer Name
Employee Name

Our paycheck calculator is a free on-line service and is available to everyone. No personal information is collected.

This tool has been available since 2006 and is visited by over 12,000 unique visitors daily, and has been utilized for numerous purposes:

Entry is simple:
How much do you make?
How often are you paid?
What state do you live in?
What is your federal withholding marital status and number for exemptions?
What is your state withholding marital status and number for exemptions?
What is the paycheck date?

Hourly individuals must enter their hourly rate and number of straight time, time and 1/2 and double time hours.

Salaried individuals must enter their salary. Checking the Annual? indicates that the amount is your annual salary.

    Uses include:
  • Individuals: Curious about payroll withholding taxes.
  • Small businesses: Employee payroll checks.
  • Contractors: Field Checks.
  • Individual Employers: Nanny tax.
  • Schools: Personal finance teaching aid.
  • Everyone: How will changes in my income, deductions, state change my take home pay.

Calculations are based on the latest available federal and state withholding tables. Local taxes are not calculated.

Telephone or email support is only available to paid SCS clients.

Suburban Computer Services is neither a payroll or an accounting service. Withholding taxes are based on the most current Federal and State withholding rates.

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