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What is the standard federal withholding percentage single

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what is the standard federal withholding percentage for a single with no dependents ,W2 earnings of $72,000
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.

Hello

If this is annual earnings, the amount of income tax to withhold is $5,156.25 plus 25% of the excess over $39,750.

This is known as the Percentage Method for withholding.

There is a table in IRS Publication 15 that shows the Percentage Table.

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