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W-4 - Personal Finance 101 Financial Forms Explained

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This edition of Personal Finance 101 Financial Forms Explained explains in detail how to fill out a Form W-4, the Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, which determines the income tax withheld from your paycheck.

Get a quick rundown on some of the most common financial forms and documents that you're likely to encounter. Choose the form below and use your mouse to explore the form in greater depth, with explanations and further information on each section.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Civics/Government, Current Events, Personal Finance
Resource Types:   Multimedia
Concepts:   Taxes