How to fill out a W-4

  • By Mark Burch
  • 30 Dec, 2016
A W4 is a form for your employer to know how much withholding they need to withhold from your paycheck each pay period.  Unfortunately, finding the correct amount to withhold is not as straightforward as it seems.  The W4 withholding tables were originally designed for single earner households, which can make finding the correct way to fill one out to get the desired amount of withholding hard and confusing.

One helpful tip is that the "married" and "single" options on the W4 do not have to reflect your exact situation.  What this means is that even if you are married, you may mark the W4 form "single" in order to have more withholding taken out.  The single rates are set to withhold at a higher rate than the married rates.

We at Burch and Associates are here to help you out.  Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you might have.
By Mark Burch 30 Dec, 2016
A W4 is a form for your employer to know how much withholding they need to withhold from your paycheck each pay period.  Unfortunately, finding the correct amount to withhold is not as straightforward as it seems.  The W4 withholding tables were originally designed for single earner households, which can make finding the correct way to fill one out to get the desired amount of withholding hard and confusing.

One helpful tip is that the "married" and "single" options on the W4 do not have to reflect your exact situation.  What this means is that even if you are married, you may mark the W4 form "single" in order to have more withholding taken out.  The single rates are set to withhold at a higher rate than the married rates.

We at Burch and Associates are here to help you out.  Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you might have.
By Mark Burch 14 Jul, 2016
Burch & Associates, Inc. of Lincoln is excited to announce the launch of our newly revamped website markburch.com.  With this new platform, we will be able to bring you the latest insights on tax and accounting related topics.  We will be offering you short video clips that present issues and what you need to know about them.  We hope that you will not only enjoy the look of our new site, but that you will greatly benefit from our knowledge and our proven expertise in the income tax and accounting field.
By Mark Burch 14 Jul, 2016
There are many scams currently going around that try to trick unsuspecting taxpayers into quickly paying large amounts of money in order to prevent the IRS from coming after them.

The IRS will never call you, email you, or text you. The only way the IRS contacts you is through written letters.
If you receive any contact from the IRS, please call us first to find out if it is a scam or if it is actually real.

Give us a call at 402-483-4791 and talk with one of our Enrolled Agents to make sure your situation is handled properly.
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