I’m trying to figure out what my in hand paycheck would be after all the ore tax deductions (benefits, 401K, etc) when I work in NYC and live in NJ. Is there a calculator that can help with this?
Can you negotiate your time in the company? What I mean is say 401k vesting / matching happens in two year or vacation increases a week for someone with 3 years can I be credited with a year served in the system so that I can vest faster. I understand everything is in a system, so can they do a plus one to my count? I am doing this in case they come in at the low end of salary and can't raise salary. Trying to think of non monetary low monetary benefits to close gap
If someone plans to retire in a different country it makes more sense to do tradition IRA vs a Roth IRA - would you agree? How would the IRS calculate taxable income for someone who is retired and lives outside USA?
For people here making less than 100K who max out their 401K / HSA, can I have a conversation with you about your taxes paid ? Is it significantly less or is your take home significantly less ? Trying to assess the financial impact to my take home if I max out my 401K. Ty!
30 y.o. M here, just changed my 401k allocation from a target retirement fund to 85% S&P500 and 15% international index funds. Anyone think this is stupid? Thoughts appreciated!
What is your firm’s paternity leave policy?
Can you add parents visiting from India as dependents for our health insurance. Parents want to visit but not sure how to pay for healthcare if something COVID related happens (not sure I can trust India based insurers if something big happens).. any recommendations ? TIA
Any new fathers irritated or rubbed the wrong way about all the programs/benefits/focus on working mothers and very little (if any) on working dads?
Does anyone know what PwC's health benefits are like? I am onboarding and the packet just says it covers up to 75% of a gym membership or something like that. I'll be in the NYC office too if that affects anything
When is a good time to move to industry to have better work life balance with some good benefits?Manager or Senior manager? #tax
Which Big 4 is the best to be at regarding work culture and benefits? Especially during these tough times.
Maybe off-topic, but I’ve got a question related to taxes and withholding. 2020 was the first year that both me and my wife made full salaries in our high-paying jobs (she’s a pharmacist, I’m in consulting). We don’t do anything out of the ordinary to reduce our taxes, we just put ~ 6% each towards our 401k’s. No house or kids so our other deductions are limited. Just started doing taxes and got a shock that we owe big. Any others in this situation? Do you just withhold a ton extra on W4?
Hoping to get my PHR in the next year or so. Outside of employer reimbursement, are there other opportunities for this to get funded? I know SHRM Foundation offers scholarships for the CP, but I am looking for PHR specific help. Thank you! :)
I am just wondering what are some of the great benefits one firm has but not the others? I think most of the benefits are common among big4 with little +/-.
500k at 31 which is great but I still feel like I’ll never be able to afford a house in my area (~1M). My money is pretty much 50% 401k 50% investments.
@EY fishes: What are some EY benefits that I should definitely take advantage of? Joining the NYC office soon.
Why do MBA hires make so much for only 2 additional years of courses? Even when looking at the classes, it doesn't seem like anything crazy you couldnt learn from some other avenue?
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
I’m in second trimester. I just came from my grandfather’s funeral, outside. My aunt was around her 2 siblings last week that had Covid and she hasn’t been vaxed. She hugged me and mom (4 weeks from her last chemo session) and only told us about her siblings after. I’m so mad. I guess I’m just venting but the potential complications for the baby, me, and my mom make me worry. Any comforting words?
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
Buddy of mine wants to get into federal consulting. He’s got an MA and some work experience. Just got a garbage offer at a small firm- $49k. Anyone willing to help him with a referral? I’ve got him in the GH system. I’d you’d be willing to PM your email I’ll send it to him. Thanks!!
So many intern candidates leaning heavily on their sorority/fraternity experience even when they have had previous internships. Thoughts?
Have an interview coming up and I’m a tad nervous. I feel that when I overprepare, I come off as robotic and the overpreparation makes me more nervous. I have a strong network at the company but I can find it hard to describe my achievements. Do you guys have any tips or can relate?
Has anyone ever taken a short term leave of absence to deal with mental health issues relating to being overloaded and overwhelmed with work? I’m at my breaking point with no end in sight of things slowing down. If I tell the COO, will this affect my career at the firm by doing this? Is there another option?
Any suggestions on getting hands on training for devops towards certification as delivery lead?
I’m still trying to process seeing an agency exec well known for dismissing and ignoring POC held up as an exemplary diversity champion for women at the 3% Conference.
which one of you going off on travel day...
How long can you do the weekly travel before you need a break? I just hit 20 weeks including lots of Fridays at the client and weekend trips and wondering if it’s unreasonable to ask for a remote week
Also - got missed in the last post, but I just published changes to allow for inclusion of industry roles including a dropdown in the “stream” section and a place to include annual equity compensation
What’s the best place to post a room for sublet? Also has anyone had luck subletting rooms during covid?
Looking for a few positive & current questions/brian teasers to engage a large group (e.g., pet adoptions have increased by X percent this March compared to last in the wake of WFH due to covid-19)
Does your firm reimburse mileage related to driving into the office to work overtime on a weekend? EY does, how about the other firms?
What are expense policies at like other agencies? Dinner, travel, etc... trying to determine which one of our shops are the most generous with their employees. 👐
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