Take Home Pay Calculator

To see how your pre-tax contribution might affect your take home pay, enter the following information, then click on the Calculate button. For additional information, see How to use the Take Home Pay Calculator.

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When you make a pre-tax contribution to your retirement savings account, you add the amount of the contribution to your account, but your take home pay is reduced by less than the amount of your contribution. That represents an increase in your take home pay compared to what would happen if you contributed the same amount to a taxable account. 

You are solely responsible for the accuracy of any data you enter into this calculator and the calculations are based on the information you have entered. The simplified tax calculations also do not take into account any other pre-tax deferrals, such as your reimbursement accounts for health plan or dental insurance, or other payroll taxes, such as FICA.

Your circumstances are unique; therefore, you need to assess your own situation and consult an investment professional if you feel you need more personal advice. Also, you should remember that the results you receive from this calculator do not account for tax effects of any kind. Therefore, the dollar amount of your actual plan contribution may be less than the estimate provided by the calculator. In addition, your circumstances will probably change over time, so review your financial strategy periodically to be sure it continues to fit your situation. All examples are hypothetical and are intended for illustrative purposes only.