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Subject: Trying to Avoid Paying April Taxes... Date: 3/24/2003 1:20 PM
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While I haven't really done any of the paperwork, a quick glance at my tax forms and rough estimates show that I will probably owe a few hundred dollars in state and federal taxes this year, even with my student loan interest deductions. I believe this is due primarily to the fact that I had 3 jobs in 2002 (1 full-time, 2 part-time jobs) and the fact that both of my part-time jobs were taxed in the 15% bracket when my full-time job alone puts me in the 27% tax bracket. Is there anyway to tell my employer (or the government) in the future that I want my part-time job taxed in the higher tax bracket so that I can avoid paying hundreds of dollars in taxes come April? Is there any way to do this? I have no problem paying the money, it's just a real pain in the *ss that the government has to come back around and get more money in April when they could've taken those taxes out of my original paycheck...

Thanks for any advice,

B.G.


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