The amount of confusion about a simple issue like minimum wage is astonishing. I don’t know how many people in the real world are confused about minimum wage, but many folks on Quora have very bizarre ideas. There are a lot of very simple questions about minimum wage with a lot of wrong answers.

The federal minimum wage is 7.25 per hour. At 40 hours per week, this equals about $1160 per month before taxes. Yes, people who earn minimum wage do get taxes subtracted from thier paychecks. In some cases, a low-wage earner may receive a tax refund that…

Naima Omar

Single Mom with a boring job.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store