Tax Law (Questions About Taxes)/Commission tax



I am a salary + commissioned sales person. My salary is $50 k and I generally commission an additional $100k in 12months.
My question is that I just had a record month, commissioning $115k. After 12k went into my 401k and my health insurance was taken out, my take home pay was only $45k.
I paid almost $58 k in taxes, with $44 k being federal income tax.
This seems really high.  This is the highest commission my company has ever paid and i want to make sure they did the taxes correctly.  



the amount withheld should not have exceeded 25% for fed tax.
I would ask payroll for a detailed calculation as to how it was calculated.

Also, if this was 2014 pay, you could have them adjust it or next month's as well.

if it was 2013 pay, you should just file your taxes asap and request a refund of any overpayment.  

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