A W-4 form is a document used by employees in the United States to provide their employer with information about their withholding preferences for federal income taxes.
W-4 form helps ensure that individuals have the right amount of taxes withheld to meet their tax obligations. You need to fill it out when you start a new job or when your financial situation changes.
IRS Form W-4 is generally filed by employees in the United States who earn wages or receive compensation subject to federal income tax withholding.
You should file Form W-4 when starting a new job, experiencing a significant change in your financial situation, or when you want to adjust your withholding for any other reason.
To fill out a W-4 form, provide personal information, choose filing status and withholding allowances, and complete any additional worksheets to accurately determine your income tax withholding.