When you start a job, the amount you will take home in your paycheck depends on deductions for federal, state, and local taxes. When you receive your paycheck depends on the timing of the companies payroll. Employees typically receive a paycheck either weekly or bi-weekly. Paychecks are typically paid via check or direct deposit directly into the employee’s checking account.
About.com has several paycheck calculators to help you determine how much your paycheck will be after deductions and to help you decide how much you should have deducted to cover taxes.
Click on the link below to learn more:the original article from About.com, written by Alison Doyle