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Salary in Contract not the same as stated in the payslip

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Arresto Menor
Hi everyone! Glad to discover this site today. Smile

Call me Sam. I'm 21 yrs old, been working for a month now as a Research Assistant in a BPO company and at the same time a law student (just in my 1st sem Smile ) I'm hesitant to ask the management about this so I'd like to ask for a legal advice regarding my salary; here are the following facts:

1. I signed a contract that my monthly compensation will be amounting to 10,000php + 2,000php meal & transportation allowance
2. I'm still on a probationary status
3. I work from 9PM to 6 AM, Monday to Friday
4. My payslip says that my basic pay is only 8,000php with mandatory deductions and tax

1. Did the management overlooked what is stated the contract?;
2. Or is my base pay just 8k because I'm still on a probationary status?;
3. are my night differential and allowances taxable? (Can someone help me how to compute night diff, if it really coincides with their computation?);
4. And is my allowance taxable provided that it does not exceed 25% of my monthly salary?

What should be the proper actions to be done?

Would love to hear from y'all. Thank you.


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Reclusion Perpetua
1. You should ask them to clarify.
2. Unless specifically stated, then no.
3. Yes.
4. Income (including allowances) should be taxable unless specified.

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