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what is the best way to calculate it, to try and have them only withold 1,711 for the rest of the year?

First the W-4 won't help you. It tries to withhold the tax due and ignores the safe harbor. Since you know the exact amount you need withheld you should get IRS Publication 15T. It's what your payroll department uses to calculated withholding. Look through it with your salary and various numbers of exemptions to find the dollars that will meet yor withholding needs absed on the number of pay periods left.

Another thing you can do is wait until your withholding reaches the correct yearly total and then claim 99 exemtions.
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