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5.6.10 Payroll Deductions

​​Certain deductions are made from employee paychecks each period and are itemized on the paycheck stubs. Standard deductions include federal and state income taxes, which vary with the number of dependent exemptions claimed, and Social Security. The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) requires that a specified percentage up to an annual limit must be deducted from an employee's gross compensation for Social Security benefits and matched by the employer. 

All archdiocesan employees are covered by Social Security​, but clergy and religious are subject to rules and procedures particular to them, which are addressed in Clergy – Priests and Religious Staff​. See also 2014–2015 Religious Compensation​

In addition, employees may authorize voluntary deductions from their paychecks, such as for medical, dental, or vision insurance​, etc.​