# Easy math for retro check estimation!

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Benben, Feb 6, 2019.

1. ### Shift 2Member

That’s hilarious my wife got a lump sum of money from her car accident and where getting a lot back in taxes so we’ll be free of \$1100 in monthly payments. So I expect to be debt free be sides a mortgage with in 1 or 2 years

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This is what I thought. No idea where this percentage calculation thing comes from. I'm expecting at least 1000...

3. ### Gman33909Member

What will the % of tax taken out on our retro checks be 25%?

4. ### Ou812fuPolishing toilet bowls since 1966.

Your simple calculation is flawed, considering it doesn't figure out the over time. Easiest way is to go back and figure how many weeks you worked, and vacation weeks. That total times 40 then times..75. Then figure your total overtime then multiply it. Simple math.

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5. ### DriveInDriveOutlulz

IRS dropped the bonus withholding to 22% after the new tax law went into effect.

Obviously the actual taxes owed will depend on your effective tax rate so most people will get like half of that back.

6. ### SameRightsForAllActive Member

If it's a separate check then expect all your regular per-paycheck deductions to be taken out, plus taxes. It's quite the joke which is why I kept saying that anybody voting Yes just to get their "retro check" is doing it for the wrong reason.

7. ### BurningBrownNew Member

I'm in 3rd year of progression so \$3.75/hr straight time. \$5.63 overtime. My retro pay is currently \$4,382.80 pre-tax.

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