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What is the best way to fill out a W-4 for a part-time job? I want to maximize the take home on each check and I'm not the sole breadwinner.

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Employee Tax Expert


Hello @skagfamily :


Unfortunately with the new W4 there are few options. With your situation, you must pay special attention to steps 2 and 4. In these sections is where you'll be able to indicate the nature of your job. Keep an eye on your pay stub, and come back and adjust/re-fill your W4, if you are not satisfied with the withholding.


You can also use our W4 calculator in Turbo Tax.  Click on this link to take you there: 


  1. Go to Tools and Resources
  2. Tax Calculator
  3. W-4 withholding Calculator


Thank you!



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