What does W4 stand for?

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

A financial acronym for the form used by employers to determine the amount of tax withholding to deduct from employee's wages; retained by the employer, not mailed to the IRS.


I needed to complete my W4 so my employer could withhold the correct federal income tax from my pay

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Updated February 11, 2015

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