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I was married in January of 2001 and am just now getting around to filing a new W-4 with my employer. Both my wife and I earn the exact same salary (just over 47K) and we will be itemizing. I've run a W-4 calculator on a site and it is advising my to have an additional $262.50 withheld from my paycheck (line 6 of the W-4, which reads "additional amount you want withheld from each paycheck".) Since I will receive only 8 more paychecks this year, I'm wondering if I should wait until 2002 to file a new W-4. I've searched this board and the IRS but have not had any luck to help me with my situation. Any advice or comments would be appreciated. Can I exect to owe taxes this year? My wife's W-4 remains unchanged, as she has been listed as "married", due to a previous marriage.

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