W4 Personal Allowance Worksheet
Use this IRS worksheet to set up the number of allowances you will claim on your W4.
A Enter '1' for yourself if no one else can claim you as a dependent:
B Enter '1' if you are single and have only one job; or you are married, have only one job, and your spouse doesn't work; or your wages from a second job or your spouse's wages (or the total of both) are $1,500 or less:
C Enter '1' for your spouse. But you may choose to enter '0' if you are married and have either a working spouse or more than one job. (Enter a '0' may help you avoid having too little tax withheld):
D Enter number of dependents (other than your spouse or yourself) you will claim on your tax return:
E Enter '1' if you will file as head of household on your tax return:
F Enter '1' if you have at least $2,000 of child or dependent care expenses for which you plan to claim credit:
G Child Tax Credit. If your total income will be less than $70,000 ($100,000 if married), enter '2' for each eligible child; less '1' if you have two to four eligible children or less '2' if you have five or more eligible children. If your total income will be between $70,000 and $84,000 ($100,000 and $119,000 if married), enter '1' for each eligible child:
H Total of lines A through G:
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California DE4 Worksheet A (Calculates Line 1 Regular Withholding Allowances).
A Allowance for yourself
B Allowance for your spouse
C Allowance for blindness - yourself
D Allowance for blindness - spouse
E Allowances for dependents (other than your spouse or yourself) :
F Line 1 of DE4 - Regular Withholding Allowances:
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California DE4 Worksheet B (Calculates Line 1 Allowances from Estimated Deductions).
1 Estimated Itemized Deductions:
2 Check if Married Filing Joint and 2 or more allowances, or if Head of Household, or if Qualifying Widow(er) with dependents
3    Line 3 subtotal
4 Estimate your Adjustments to Income (alimony payments, IRA deposits)
5 Line 5 subtotal
6 Estimate of your Nonwage Income(dividends, interest income, alimony receipts)
7 Line 7 subtotal
8 Number to enter on DE4 Line 1 Allowances from Estimated Deductions
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.....General Information.....
For Payroll in Tax Year:
Pay Periods per Year:
(Optional: Use Pay Period )
.....Federal W4? Information.....
Federal W4 Withholding Status:
Federal W4 Allowances:
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Federal W4 Additional Withholding Amount:
.....California DE4? Information.....
California DE4 Withholding Status:
California DE4 AllowancesWorksheet:
California DE4 Allowances from Estimated DeductionsWorksheet:
California DE4 Additional Withholding Amt:
.....Paycheck Income.....
Employee Type:     Salaried
Gross Salary per Pay Period:
Income to be taxed as supplemental income?:
.....Paycheck Deductions.....
Before Tax Retirement Benefits?:
Before Tax Cafeteria Plan Benefits?:
After Tax Deduction?:
Is employee subject to CA State Disability Insurance?
Check Box for FICA Withholding?:
Check Box for Medicare Withholding?:
Gross Salary YTD?
(Do not include this paycheck)