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Check Your Federal Tax Withholding

The IRS encourages everyone to use the Withholding Calculator to perform a quick "paycheck checkup.”  This is even more important this year because of recent changes to the tax law for 2018.
 
The Calculator helps you identify your tax withholding to make sure you have the right amount of tax withheld from your paycheck at work.
 
There are several reasons to check your withholding:

  • Checking your withholding can help protect against having too little tax withheld and facing an unexpected tax bill or penalty at tax time next year.                                                                               
  • At the same time, with the average refund topping $2,800, you may prefer to have less tax withheld up front and receive more in your paychecks. 

If you are an employee, the Withholding Calculator helps you determine whether you need to give your employer a new Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. You can use your results from the Calculator to help fill out the form and adjust your income tax withholding.
 

Just click on the link below to start your computation or you can go directly to irs.gov and click on the "Paycheck Checkup” icon on the home page. I’ve also included a link to the Publication 5303 Paycheck Checkup.  This publication is a one-page flyer that you can share  with your members, post to your website or in your offices. You may also share the message icon below on your website.

Thank you for your help. If you have any questions, my contact information is included below.