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jplace86
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How do I change my withholdings to include my children, my husband and I as dependants so less federal taxes are taken out?

 
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xmasbaby0
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How do I change my withholdings to include my children, my husband and I as dependants so less federal taxes are taken out?

A spouse cannot be claimed as  a dependent, but you can change your withholdings by giving a new W-4 to the employer.

 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-topics/help/what-to-know-about-the-new-2020-irs-form-w-4-emplo...

 

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4.pdf

 

 

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/tax-withholding-estimator

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
fanfare
Level 15

How do I change my withholdings to include my children, my husband and I as dependants so less federal taxes are taken out?

report more exemptions on your new W-4 , and less tax will be withheld.

Don't go overboard.

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