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The W-4 allows for additional federal withholdigns. There are also withholdings for state. These are dollar amounts. If I've calculated my number of withholdings correctly, use pretax dollars for a 401k and health plan, why do I want more money withheld?

Is the withheld money also pretax? Which groups - federal, state, FICA? Does the IRS have a publication specifically discussing what the withholding dollar amount (not number of withholdings) is used for? I've read on the W-4 it is for withholding for taxes but if my figures are correct, is there any other reason to withhold?

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