Q:What is the difference between Gakumen and Tedori?

Gakumen (gross salary) is the total amount of monthly compensation you receive from your employer. Tedori (net salary) is the amount of take-home pay remaining after deductions of things like national insurance premium, income tax and residence tax. Depending on the type of payslip you receive, it could be stated as Sashihiki Kyuyogaku (net payment). Typically, you only see Gakumen as your expected monthly salary on job listings, but the amount of earnings you take home will be always Tedori, your remaining income after all deductions have been made.

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