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<< My wife and I for the past 2 years are will owe approximately 4k in taxes. We both claim 1 on our taxes and write off everything we can think of. We haven't met with an accountant yet. Does anyone have any clues. >>

Welcome to the marriage penalty. Obviously, both of you claiming "1" on your W-4 form won't cut it. You may both have to go to zero. And even with that you might have to make additional withholding contributions (as has already been pointed out).

You can read more about the marriage penalty and how it works in the Taxes FAQ area.

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