Federal W-4 Income Tax Withholding Calulator for Employees
If you’re looking for help with estimating your withholding tax, then you can use the new w-4 calculator by TurboTax. You can find it in the (tax calculators and tax tips) section of their website
The amount of tax withheld from your wages depends on your marital status and how many dependents you claim. You have to file Form W-4 with your employer. If you do not do this, they assume you are a single person with no dependents.
How to Calculate your Employees Tax Withholdings
Try using Quickbooks online payroll withholding tax calculator. Federal & State withholding taxes are calculated for you, then you can choose to pay employees with their free direct deposit, or print checks & stubs on your own printer. They offer a 30-day free trial.
Reporting and depositing payroll taxes to the appropriate agency in an accurate and timely manner is vital to your business. Late or inaccurate deposits may result in penalties and interest charges. These complex payroll tax requirements may seem intimidating but by using the online payroll tax calculator you can simplify this responsiblilty.
Your employer must give you duplicate copies of your W-2 form by January 31. This is a statement of all of the wages you have earned for that year, the withheld income and the Social Security tax. If you no longer work at your place of employment before the year ends then, you may ask your employer with a written request within 30 days of leaving the job for your W-2 form.
Withholding Should Cover Your Estimated Tax
By filling out a W-4 form with your employer, you can adjust your withholding tax. The number of allowances you claim will either increase or decrease the amount of taxes being taken out of your check. On your W-4 you may also claim other allowances like the child tax credit and many others.
Are You Withholding Too Much or Too Little?
If you have to pay a large tax at the end of the year, you had too little held. If you are getting a large tax refund, you had too much held. If you are not expecting a tax refund, you may want to pay more each quarter to avoid paying so much at the end of the year.
Paycheck Tax Withholding Calculator
This valuable tool looks at your entire tax situation, including your other income and expenses, and figures out what you'll actually owe on your taxes for the year. The TurboTax W4 Calculator then determines how much you should have withheld to cover what you'll owe for the year, without giving Uncle Sam a big loan.