September 2, 2008
Editor's Note
This is National Payroll Week, so that can only mean one thing: I need a milk shake! I have to go to the dentist this week and it is a tradition in my family to top off a trip to the dentist with a milk shake, and (I'm stretching here to find a connection, bear with me) since National Payroll Week represents a tradition of sorts, there should be some sort of commemoration of the event, so why not a milk shake? Or not.

In any case, when we accountants think of National Payroll Week, we think of adjusting our W-4 before the end of the year to maximize our take-home pay and minimize our tax refunds. Or we think about who we know who is lucky enough to climb over the ever-higher Social Security ceiling. Or we think of all the work that's ahead of us in January. That's almost as nice as a milk shake.

Best regards,
Gail Perry, CPA
Managing Editor

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