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Author: tabbone Two stars, 250 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 123523  
Subject: Re: W-4 and witholding Date: 6/9/2000 2:30 PM
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It's not an example, it's a worksheet. If the one your employer gave you didn't have it, they must be using a substitute. You can download the "official" form at I believe they also have an online allowance calculator, but I've never seen or used it.

Phil Marti
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Hey Phil,

BTW, thanks for your help with understanding taxes earlier this year. We're enjoying our new house because of my new found knowledge. Anyway, I have used the calculator. I itemized everything, including state taxes, property taxes, mortgage interest, medical coverage payments, and points. It's gotten me about $500+ per month and MS Money still estimates a $5500+ refund at the end of the year. Next year will be lest though because the points won't count. Once I figured out how many allowances I could take, I went conservative and dropped it by two JIC.

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