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The money behind the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

on Nov 21, 2017 6:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Salaries
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade costs over $10 million to produce. Being that it is the world's largest parade, it is ultimately seen as the kickoff of the holiday season. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an American tradition that most of us have taken part in in some way, whether it be volunteering, seeing the parade in person, or viewing from home.
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Fees, earnings and the financial side of UberEATS

on Oct 17, 2017 9:18:07 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Two major aspects seeming to evolve with the lives of Americans are smartphones and ridesharing, add food to these and you have UberEATS. You may be familiar with our post from back in May examining the financial side of Uber. So we decided to look into UberEATS from a similar perspective. What is the average UberEATS salary in your city?  How much do UberEATS drivers make per delivery? What are the UberEATS driver requirements?
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NYC employers can no longer ask applicants about salary history

on Oct 13, 2017 2:42:36 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Salaries Human resources
In May, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1253 into law, which prohibits all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history. Beginning October 31, 2017, New York City employers may not do the following:
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Actual take-home pay for NBA's highest-paid players

on Oct 4, 2017 7:26:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
The salaries of the top 5 highest paid NBA players all have 2 commas and a whole lot of  zeros. We all know that NBA players earn some serious bank. What we don't know are the specifics. Your Google search for the  “Highest Salaries of the NBA” might show you how much these players signed contracts for, but those numbers probably don't reflect how much money they actually take home. The published and highly publicized salaries of the top NBA players do not account for agency fees, federal, state and city taxes, as well as other various deductions. So, how much do these NBA stars actually take home? We found a really interesting article from ESPN that shows the take-home pay of the highest-paid NBA players after all the deductions come out. You can find that article here. But being the (sometimes nerdy) payroll people that we are, we of course wanted to dive a little deeper into it...
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Fares, driver pay and the financial side of Uber

on May 5, 2017 8:02:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Salaries Payroll
With the recent rideshare approval in the New York State budget, we decided to shine a light on the payroll aspects of Uber as a company as well its drivers. How much do Uber drivers make? How does Uber pay their drivers? Are Uber drivers Employees or Independent Contractors? Here in Payroll Country, we are excited to answer questions like these.
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Who Do Celebrities Employ? The Beyonce Edition

on Apr 6, 2017 10:25:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Salaries
With 22 Grammy awards, 62 Grammy nominations, and 24 MTV Video Music Awards, Beyonce is more than an icon; she is a household name and her own brand. However, Beyonce has also managed to stay predominantly under the radar when it comes to all aspects outside of entertainment. Who is on Beyonce’s payroll? Who does Beyonce hire at her entertainment management company, Parkwood Entertainment? What are the qualifications that an applicant needs to work for the Queen Bee?  Here in Payroll Country, we are interested in answering questions like these; so if you would like the facts, read on!
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Breakdown: Salary data for SUNY professors

on Mar 28, 2017 1:22:59 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
College is expensive. From room and board to meal plans, and let's not forget about books. But questions may often raise about where students tuition money and fees actually go, as well as what this distribution looks like through the University’s lense. March is National Reading Awareness month, so relatively speaking, we took a deeper look into the payroll facts, distributions, and salaries worth note of the SUNY school system. So if you are interested in finding out how college professors and academic staff are paid in New York State, read on!
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Current and historical salary figures for the President and other federal government leaders

on Feb 20, 2017 6:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Happy President's Day! Don't you love how you don't need to be a current or former POTUS to celebrate the holiday? The banks are closed today but we're hard at work. And we took a moment to celebrate President's Day the only way we know how to here in Payroll Country - by compiling interesting payroll and salary data about the federal government. Read on.
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Examining Women in the Work Force

on Feb 14, 2017 1:39:36 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Payroll
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An interesting look at some Super Bowl financial facts

on Jan 31, 2017 12:14:14 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Payroll
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