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Monday, November 15, 2004
first usa pay cheque
today i received my first pay cheque after working in the bank for more than 3 weeks. very excited! but the amount is very miserable because i work part time. my income tax is about 16% and the government will deduct the money from my pay cheque immediately.

the income tax deduction works like cpf deduction. it is so sad to see my $$$ gone so quickly. the bank pays me on a bi-weekly basis. that's a very terrible concept. as long as there is $$$ in my account, i can't wait to spend it.

i am so glad i can use my pay to shop and send $$$ to my mother. so far, work has been alright. my co-workers are always supportive and ready to help. it's so surreal. i have never work in an organization that colleagues are readily available to help others.

is it true that the american working culture is better than singapore. kinda hard to believe.
posted by sharon at 9:13 PM | Permalink |