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Can I increase federal withholding during the year?

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Can I increase federal withholding...

Can I increase federal withholding during the year? I realized looking at my statement online recently only Medicare is being deducted.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Social Security
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Social Security Expert: TaxRobin, Tax Preparer replied 11 months ago
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Social Security Expert: TaxRobin, Tax Preparer replied 11 months ago

Yes, you are allowed to change your W4 in the tax year. The IRS has a tool that you can use of you are not sure how many allowances that you should report.

More allowances mean less income tax is withheld and fewer allowances means more tax is withheld.

Here is the tool

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/irs-withholding-calculator

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