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What percent does the IRS take out of your paycheck when ...

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What percent does the IRS take out of your paycheck when you claim 1 exemption on your W-4?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Wayne Brasch replied 10 years ago.
The withholding tables that calculate the amount of Federal tax to withhold depends on marital status, amount of gross pay (pay before taxes), how often you are paid, and the number of withholding allowances you claim on that Form W-4. There is no specific percentage based on claiming 1 exemption.