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I was married in December and changed my W4 from single to

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Hi:
I was married in December and changed my W4 from single to Married.
I noticed on my first check this year that I have about 300 dollars more in my gross payment, and less being with held. I kept the dependents the same which was 1....
is this normal?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 10 months ago.

Hello

Yes when you change your W4 and increase your exemptions (adding a spouse does increase by one other person) would mean you would have less withheld.

Married is an automatic 2 person withholding. Single is one. So you are in effect claiming for 3 exemptions.

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Expert:  Robin D. replied 10 months ago.

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