HSC Together Year 11 Maths Standard: Gross Pay, Net Pay and Deductions

#### Maths Standard

• Earning and Managing Money
• Formulae and Equations
• Measurement and Energy
• Relative Frequency and Probability
• Perimeter, Area and Volume
• Classifying and Representing Data
• Linear Relationships
• Interest and Depreciation
• Exploring and Describing Data
• Working with Time
• Budgeting and Household Expenses
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# Gross Pay, Net Pay and Deductions

Once you begin earning money and paying taxes, you will hear the words gross pay, net pay and deductions quite often. Gross pay is the total of an employee’s pay, including all allowances, overtime pay, commissions and bonuses. It is the amount of money before any deductions are made. The amount remaining is called net payDeductions from pay are a regular amount of money subtracted from a person’s wage or salary. Some deductions can include income tax, superannuation, health insurance and union fees.

An easy formula to remember this is: Net pay = gross pay – deductions

### What is Gross Pay, Net Pay and Deductions in Greater Detail

The video below explains all of these concepts in greater detail, and also covers PAYG tax.

### How to Navigate a Payslip and Calculating Net Pay

The following video explains different features of a payslip.

Want to learn more? Check out more of our Preliminary Standard Maths resources here!

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