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Let's Celebrate National Payroll Week!

After last week's dismal August jobs report that took the "labor" out of Labor Day and had business reporters all over America thinking they were so clever for referencing that "Saved By Zero" song and that ancient Robert Downey Jr. movie and then sort of pausing as a nation to celebrate Labor Day's impending demise, we can now get down to business.

It's finally September! Yay! It's also National Payroll Week, everyone!

According to Nationalpayrollweek.com (it has its own website, so it must be official):
National Payroll Week celebrates the hard work by America's 156 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them. Together, through the payroll withholding system, they contribute, collect, report and deposit approximately $1.7 trillion, or 71.9%, of the annual revenue of the U.S. Treasury.

Then again, the average workweek for private sector employees fell 0.1% to 34.2 hours in August and their average hourly earnings dropped 3 cents, so there's less payroll to celebrate. But who's counting? Let's all celebrate our dwindling paychecks together this week, anyway! Nationalpayrollweek.com offers a tips sheet for making the most of it, so now there's no excuse. Just don't let your office shenanigans get out of control because payroll accountants dancing on desks probably wouldn't add up to a very pretty sight.

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