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Another W-4 Exempt question

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Junior Member
What is the name of your state? Louisiana

I have some issues I have to take care of early Sept. in which my pay after taxes won't allow me to cover. So I was wondering if I claimed exempt for one pay period and fill out another W-4 afterwards going back to regular tax status but have them take a little more out for taxes throughout the rest of the year to cover what won't be taken out this pay period would there be any reprocussions? Is that illegal?


Senior Member
Yes, claiming exempt when you know you do in fact have tax liability is tax fraud.

You can, however, put in a really high number for "exemptions" and then change it later.

I suggest "married 9" As long as you don't owe more than $1000 at the end of the year, you will be okay to do that.


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