Employee's Withholding Certificate
Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service
Complete Form W-4 so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.
Give Form W-4 to your employer.
Your withholding is subject to review by the IRS.
Complete Steps 2-4 ONLY if they apply to you; otherwise, skip to Step 5. See page 2 for more information on each step, who can claim exemption from withholding, when to use the estimator at www.irs.gov/W4App, and privacy.
TIP: To be accurate, submit a 2021 Form W-4 for all other jobs. If you (or your spouse) have self-employment income, including as an independent contractor, use the estimator.
Complete Steps 3-4(b) on Form W-4 for only ONE of these jobs. Leave those steps blank for the other jobs. (Your withholding will be most accurate if you complete Steps 3-4(b) on the Form W-4 for the highest paying job
If your total income will be $200,000 or less ($400,000 or less if married filing jointly)
Add the amounts above and enter the total here
(c) Extra withholding. Enter any additional tax you want withheld each pay period
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that this certificate, to the best of my knowledge and belief, is true, correct, and complete.
For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see page 3.
Step 2(b) - Multiple Jobs Worksheet (Keep for your records
If you choose the option in Step 2(b) on Form W-4, complete this worksheet (which calculates the total extra tax for all jobs) on only ONE Form W-4. Withholding will be most accurate if you complete the worksheet and enter the result on the Form W-4 for the highest paying job. Note: If more than one job has annual wages of more than $120,000 or there are more than three jobs, see Pub. 505 for additional tables; or, you can use the online withholding estimator at www.irs.gov/W4App.
2Three jobs. If you and/or your spouse have three jobs at the same time, complete lines 2a, 2b, and 2c below. Otherwise, skip to line 3.
Step 4(b) - Deductions Worksheet (Keep for your records
$25,100 if you're married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er) $18,800 if you're head of household $12,550 if you're single or married filing separately
5Add lines 3 and 4. Enter the result here and in Step 4(b) of Form W-4