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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

 
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

Probably yes, although you might want to check the MAss tax web site for a full list of instructions for the M-4.  The exemption for your spouse would normally be allowed UNLESS you were in an unusual situation such as, newly married their parents want to claim the spouse as an exemption for one more year, or you were married filing separately with your spouse being employed.

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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

Where are you seeing that?  We cannot see your screen.
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

Are you completing a W-4 for your employer? No such question is asked in the program.
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

Yes I am trying to fill M-4 form.
Where could I find help regarding this?
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

What is an M-4?  Are you working on something for Canada?  This is the U.S. site.
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

 Massachusetts Form M-4, Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate.
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

@DoninGA Thanks for translating!  Sometimes our psychic powers are not up to the task.
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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

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I am married and my spouse does not work. We file jointly. Can I claim in the section "If married and if exemption for spouse is allowed, write the figure 4"

Probably yes, although you might want to check the MAss tax web site for a full list of instructions for the M-4.  The exemption for your spouse would normally be allowed UNLESS you were in an unusual situation such as, newly married their parents want to claim the spouse as an exemption for one more year, or you were married filing separately with your spouse being employed.

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*
**If a post answers your question, choose it by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer".**

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