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i have a daughter and am pregnant. im wondering how much more

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i have a daughter and am pregnant. im wondering how much more i will get back if i claim 3 instead of 2 (im single)
Hello kittys,

For each exemption that you claim, what it does is exempt $3,650 from your annual pay from being subject to taxes. In your salary range, this would mean a savings of another 15% in federal tax and approximately 5% in CA state taxes on that amount.

So your paychecks should have approximately $10.50 less withheld each week for federal tax and $3.50 less on CA state tax, for a total of $14 less each week in taxes.

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Thank you kittys and please let me know if you have more questions.

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