Though I live in a state where I am not required to give a paper pay stub, I still choose to do that for a couple of different reasons. The first is because I am old school, and the contractors and subcontractors I hire are usually the same way. We grew up getting pay stubs with our checks, and that is how most of us want to continue to have this handled. It is easy for me because of the paystub generator that I found online. I already knew the rules for what needs to be on one, because I have been getting pay stubs for the better part of 30 years now.
I am not the type to just get a pay stub and throw it in a filing cabinet either. I have studied every single pay stub i have ever received to make sure all of the information on it is accurate. I know what taxes need to be paid, how to handle sick days or vacation time, and even deductions for things like pay advances. ...continue reading