Headlines, Inc., a sign company, is searching for a graphic artist. The personnel department placed advertisements for a total cost of $1,236. After reviewing several résumés, they narrowed their search to three candidates whom they wanted to interview. The travel expenses for the three candidates were $134.57, $218.91, and $97.04. After the interviews, Phoebe Nevins was hired at an annual salary of $64,500. Ms. Nevins sold her home and Headlines, Inc., paid the $7,200 broker's fee. What is the total recruiting cost?
Yvonne Simmons is a technical writer at ZAP Electronics with an annual salary of $72,500. The board of directors at ZAP voted to give all employees a cost-of-living adjustment of 1.5 percent, and Simmons a merit increase of 4 percent. What will Simmons's salary be for the upcoming year?
The personnel department of Credit Counselors is preparing annual reports on employee benefits. Vincent Tucker's gross annual salary is $36,500. His benefits total $10,079.71. Vincent's total annual benefits are what percent of his annual salary?
Mary Chapman had been working at First Savings for 18 years when she became permanently disabled and could not continue to work. She was 50 years old and had planned to retire in 12 years. Her final average salary was $34,500. First Savings' rate of benefits is 2 percent. What is Chapman's monthly disability benefit?
The base rate for workers compensation for roofers in one state is $14.67 per $100 paid to employees. The total monthly payroll for Mile High Roofing is $135,000. What is the monthly premium for workers compensation insurance?
Mid-Valley Radiology will reimburse Judy Wyman for attending a 2-day training class on new ultra-sound equipment. Wyman drove to the class and will receive $0.32 per mile for the 420 miles round-trip. In addition, the conference registration fee is $145, the hotel is $125 for one night, and her meal allowance is $45 for each day. What is the total cost of sending Wyman to the conference?
Washington School sent 3 teachers to a 2-day conference to learn about the new state curriculum. The teachers were paid their regular salaries while attending the conference. Their combined salaries amounted to $600 per day. The teachers needed substitutes in their absence. The substitutes each received $60 a day. The conference cost was $125 per teacher. What was the total cost to Washington School for the conference?
The personnel department of Anna's Wholesale Bakery is preparing annual reports on employee benefits. Hannah Prosser's gross annual salary is $29,500. Her benefits total $8,673.25. Prosser's total annual benefits are what percent of her annual salary?
Bruce Connors has contributed to Social Security for the past 17 years. He becomes disabled while working. His annual salary at the time of his injury was $32,500. If he qualifies for SSI, what will his monthly disability benefit be for him and his wife?
Anna's Wholesale Bakery has 15 employees. The company must pay a state unemployment tax (SUTA) of 5.4 percent on the first $7,000 of each employee’s annual wage. Compute the state unemployment tax on Hannah Prosser's gross annual salary of $29,500.