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This year, I'm paying an Underpayment Penalty to California of a whopping $20. Big deal!


1. About how much more would I have to withhold from my paycheck to avoid this penalty?

2. I'm wondering if it's better to not change anything. I naively figure that it would be okay to pay at the end of the year plus a penalty, rather than filing Estimated Tax Payments or increasing withholding. That is, the money I delay paying to the State would do just fine being invested.

3. Would regularly paying an Underpayment Penalty trigger an audit? Of course they're out to get me. (:

Please reply as well a post.


Washu! ^O^
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