The Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate, or form W-4, tells the employer the marital status, number of withholding allowances and any additional amount to use when calculating the amount of federal income tax to d... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Form W-4 is a form that is filled out by an employee and authorizes an employer to withhold the correct amount of federal income tax from an employee's pay. This form can be downloaded from the IRS website. More » Business & Finance Taxes

IRS Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, is available for download on the IRS website in the universal portable data format, commonly referred to as PDF. Form W-4 is used by employers to withhold feder... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Typical paycheck deductions include the employee's portion of Social Security and Medicare under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, known as FICA; federal income tax withholding, based on the employee's W-4 form; a... More »

The amount of federal income tax that comes out of a person's paycheck depends on the person's number of exemptions, salary deductions (such as health insurance), marital status and earnings. The person's taxable gross w... More »

The amount a taxpayer should have withheld from his paycheck depends on his filing status and the number of withholding allowances he can claim, according to the US Tax Center. Other factors that can influence the amount... More »

Withholding allowances are based on a worker's filing status, the employment status of both he and his spouse, the number of dependents he claims and whether he claims certain tax credits. For example, a single filer wit... More » Business & Finance Taxes