payroll tax

Definition of "payroll tax"
  1. It's a type of tax that an employer deducts from an employee's income, which is typically a fixed percentage
How to use "payroll tax" in a sentence
  1. The small restaurant had to budget carefully for the payroll tax they'd be responsible for each month.
  2. Some businesses find the payroll tax burdensome and therefore prefer to hire contractors instead of regular employees.
  3. The introduction of a new payroll tax led to protests from several business groups.

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