Well mainly I need some assistance in finding out how much is taken out of each paycheck in taxes... I looked around at some websites but were no help, so I decided to come here. (BTW, I'm 18, Senior in high school and this is my first job, so I'm new to all this)

I got my first paycheck today. The pay period is every Friday, and I get paid every Friday for the previous week's work. I worked one day last week @ $8/hour for 5.5 hours. I made $44 gross, $39.21 net. It says total withholdings is $4.69. Is there a way to calculate how much I'm paying in taxes percentage wise? I work 3 days a week every week, so by multiplying $4.49 by 3 I'll be paying $14.07 every week in taxes (Right? IDK if that's how it works >.<). How much would that come out to be percentage wise? I feel I should know this by being in an AP Calculus class -.- haha.

The only deductions I have is FICA Social Security, FICA Med, and State Withholding. It says Federal Withholding on their but I didn't pay anything for that, and I'm not sure if I will have to pay for that in the near future or not. (Also I work in Lansing, IL. I don't know if that information is relevant to this question or not.)

Also an example would be: I'm doing 17.5 hours this week @ $8/hour which comes out to $140 at the end of the week. How much am I going to be paying from that in taxes? If it's what my reasoning is above, then it'll be $126.93 on my next paycheck. Correct or not?

Thanks for reading and helping me out!! :)

I got my first paycheck today. The pay period is every Friday, and I get paid every Friday for the previous week's work. I worked one day last week @ $8/hour for 5.5 hours. I made $44 gross, $39.21 net. It says total withholdings is $4.69. Is there a way to calculate how much I'm paying in taxes percentage wise? I work 3 days a week every week, so by multiplying $4.49 by 3 I'll be paying $14.07 every week in taxes (Right? IDK if that's how it works >.<). How much would that come out to be percentage wise? I feel I should know this by being in an AP Calculus class -.- haha.

The only deductions I have is FICA Social Security, FICA Med, and State Withholding. It says Federal Withholding on their but I didn't pay anything for that, and I'm not sure if I will have to pay for that in the near future or not. (Also I work in Lansing, IL. I don't know if that information is relevant to this question or not.)

Also an example would be: I'm doing 17.5 hours this week @ $8/hour which comes out to $140 at the end of the week. How much am I going to be paying from that in taxes? If it's what my reasoning is above, then it'll be $126.93 on my next paycheck. Correct or not?

Thanks for reading and helping me out!! :)

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