Math Definitions - Letter P

Payroll Deduction

Definition of Payroll Deduction

Definition of Payroll Deduction

A payroll deduction is an amount taken from a person's wage or salary before they receive it.

Payroll deductions may include compulsory payments such as tax and supperannuation payments.

An employee may also choose to have other items deducted such as union fees, insurance payments and charity donations.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter P

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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