Pay Stub Definition

The pay stub (also called payslip or paycheck stub) is an itemized list of an employee’s wages and deductions for a specified pay period that may be attached to a check or given to an employee upon a direct deposit transaction.

Pay Stub Extended Definition

A pay stub includes details that help employers and employees keep track of wages, taxes, and deductions. Pay stubs include the following information:

  • Gross wages
  • Deductions and contributions
  • Employer and employee taxes
  • Net pay

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