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Subject: getting married Date: 8/4/2000 3:15 PM
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I tried the search but am posting anyway. Basic facts...I'm getting married in October and due to pulling the cart before the horse so to speak, we are expecting our first eligible deduction in March of 2001 hopefully a future fool with 10 toes and fingers and as healthy and as can be.

Well...I make around $45K and mom to be will make about $28-30K this year unless the morning sickness puts her out of commission for the remainder of the year. I read somewhere that I should change my W4 if I want to have more $$ per pay check verses getting the relatively large tax return the following year and I think they recommended an additional allowance for each $600 returned. So...last year I got about $2400 returned so I could add 4 more allowances??

I thought about doing this but forgot about the marriage penalty thing which appears to be on the Republican sounding board. Anyway, suggestions/food for thought would be appreciated.

Thanks much!
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