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Understand Your Pay With Free eBook

BY: Felicia DeInnocentiis | 03/20/24

Do you need to brush up on your paycheck basics? PayrollOrg’s free eBook, Understanding Your Pay, sponsored by Wisely® by ADP, is a straightforward primer and reference guide for basic payroll knowledge. This eBook is written by the same PayrollOrg staff who write The Payroll Source®.

This is a great source for employees, anyone new to payroll, or for veteran payroll professionals who need quick answers to paycheck questions. This 2024 edition covers paycheck basic topics such as the following:

  • How overtime is calculated
  • Exempt vs. nonexempt status
  • Pay stubs and taxes, and much more

This edition also includes key forms, including:

  • Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
  • 2024 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate
  • 2024 Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement

To access this free eBook, go to and click on the "Membership" tab at the top. Choose "Free eBooks" from the dropdown menu options list. Download Understanding Your Pay from the list of various eBooks.

This eBook is free to members and the public. 

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Felicia DeInnocentiis is Writer and Editor of Membership Publications for PayrollOrg.