wage earner

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students, major wage earners, and second career retirees, and
Benefits for retirees now receiving Social Security - yesterday's wage earners - are financed by taxes levied on today's wage earners.
Wage earner informality, in other words the rate of unregistered wage earners, was 22 percent in October 2012, and a large majority of them were working in nonagricultural sectors.
Although the net amount of money that a minimum wage earner presently receives is TL 740, for an employer, the cost of social security payments for a minimum wage employee over the age of 18 is TL 1,095.
The bill exempts minimum wage earners from payment of income tax on their taxable income.
Living the barest comfortable life is much harder and will remain a dream for many wage earners.
Except that one commonsensical question curiously comes to fore: If the minimum wage earner is the lowest-salaried taxpayer in our midst and times, shouldn't he, for tax purposes, more equitably fall under the lowest income tax bracket in the tax table?
Minimum wage earners have become poorer after the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, the workers' group Associated Labor Union (ALU) claimed yesterday.
ALU-TUCP spokesperson Alan Tanjusay said the daily pay of minimum wage earners and those in the informal sector had been devalued a couple of months into the implementation of Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act.