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When you get a bonus or a cash incentive at work - How

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When you get a bonus or a cash incentive at work - How should it be taxed? Should it be combined with your regular salary or on a different check? Also how can you tell what percentage should be taken out of the cash incentive?
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Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. Often employers will treat the bonus as a separate check. There will be a flat rate of withholding on the bonus (usually 25%).