Free California Hourly Payroll Calculator

This free California hourly payroll calculator is fast, easy to use, and constantly updated with the latest tax information. Use it to calculate your net pay by inputting up to six hourly wage rates and any applicable federal, state, and local tax information. 

This Calculator is provided for Free and without warranty as to its capability or effectiveness for any particular purpose. All promotions are subject to change without notice.

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Free California Payroll Calculator FAQs

Our free California hourly payroll calculator software was developed by a team of skilled programmers, ensuring excellence and accuracy for all calculations. Tax information is delivered in real-time via a secure API connection with our consistently updated tax database, so you can be sure your deductions are correct every time. Count on our payroll calculator to provide ease of use, along with fast and accurate data output, saving you time and money!

Here are three of the most frequently-asked-questions about our hourly payroll calculator and California income taxes:

  1. Do California residents have to pay state income tax?

             Yes, California’s state income tax rates are among the highest in the country.  

  1. Are there any local or county income taxes in California? 

             Yes, anyone who works in San Francisco must pay a flat rate of 1.5% in local income tax.  

  1. How much is the minimum wage rate in California?

             Minimum wage in California is between $11-$12/hr, depending on employer location and size. 

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Additional Resources for California Payroll

Labor Commissioner’s Office:  Visit this page for the California Department of Industrial Relations’ mission statement and a portal to many of the state’s labor resources. 

Division of Workers’ Comp Here, you’ll find all the information you need to handle injured worker claims.  

Wage and Hour Laws:  Our California hourly payroll calculator is constantly updated with accurate state income tax information, but this page provides information on a number of important payroll related topics.