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HI I just got the CR1 visa and Also got an job offer from a company monthly $5500.

Two questions;

1)What would be the after tax payment? ※offer mention they will provide 2 medical insurances.

2) Do you think, this salary may give a simple and comfortable life in NY for Two people?

I am thinking to rent a house little bit of outside of NY!! please feel free to share your comments.

regards

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Congratulations! :dancing:

I think you can safely estimate 25% of your income will be withheld for taxes. You can look up places to rent on Craigslist.com.


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Google about, you'll find a lot of salary calculators like this to help you figure out what sort of take-home you'll end up with: http://us.thesalarycalculator.co.uk/salary.php

NYC is one of the most expensive cities in the US to live in, and it'll depend greatly on where you want to live. Again, you'll find cost of living information online, like this: http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/city_result.jsp?country=United+States&city=New+York%2C+NY


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You'll be ok at 65k salary, will you contribute to 401k? NYC residents pay city tax as well. If you live outside, you have to pay a commuter tax. NY state residents pay high taxes. NYC residents even more.

Most expensive living expense around here is housing and insurance.

Shopping for food is dirt cheap, eating in a restaurant can cost a bit more.

Even the fast food joints have NYC prices. Like McDonald's national price is lower than McDonald's NYC prices.

The cost of an unlimited ride metrocard (buses and subway) is 140 a month?

With that, depends on what kind of deductions you'll have on your check, at 5500 a month, you can expect to take home 3000-3500

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