Post-tax Deductions Definition
Employers take post-tax deductions out of employee paychecks after taxes.
Post-tax DeductionsExtended Definition
Post-tax deductions, or after-tax deductions, don’t impact taxable wages and the amount of tax owed. Examples of post-tax deductions include:
- Loan repayments
- Employee purchases
- Roth 401(k) deductions
- Standard (not SIMPLE) IRA deductions
- Charitable contributions
Employers are not legally required to offer voluntary deductions.
Last Updated By
Maria Tanski-Phillips | Feb 23, 2023