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I have an employee that wants to claim exempt status on his weekly payroll check. Is this ok as long if he signs the w-4 form or is there some law that says cannot do that?

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Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions. This is acceptable if the employee claims this on the W-4. If the IRS sends you a lock in letter you would need to change the employee's withholding to single and zero. A lock in letter would be issued after an individual under withholds for several years in a row.

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