Meaning of “payroll deduction” in the English Dictionary


"payroll deduction" in Business English

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payroll deductionnoun [ C ]

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HR an amount of money that is taken by an employer from an employee's pay, for income tax, insurance, etc., or the act of taking this money:

Employers are not allowed to bear the full expense of insurance premiums for their workers, so employees must pay a portion, usually through payroll deductions.
by payroll deduction The easiest way to pay money into your account is by payroll deduction.

(Definition of “payroll deduction” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)