An employee earns $35 per hour and 1.5 times that rate for all hours in excess of 40 hours per week. Assume that the employee worked 52 hours during the week, and that the gross pay prior to the current week totaled $62,000.
Assume further that the social security tax rate was 6.0% (on earnings up to $100,000), the Medicare tax rate was 1.5%, and federal income tax to be with-held was $128.
a. Determine the gross pay for the week.
b. Determine the net pay for the week.