Employees Withholding Certificate
OMB No. 1545-0074 2022
▶ Complete Form W-4 so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.
▶ Give Form W-4 to your employer.
▶ Your withholding is subject to review by the IRS.
Step 1: Enter Personal Information
▶ Does your name match the
name on your social security
card? If not, to ensure you get
credit for your earnings, contact
SSA at 800-772-1213 or go to
Step 2: Multiple Jobs or Spouse Works
Complete Steps 2–4 ONLY if they apply to you; otherwise, skip to Step 5. See page 2 for more information on each step, who can
claim exemption from withholding, when to use the estimator at www.irs.gov/W4App, and privacy.
Complete this step if you (1) hold more than one job at a time, or (2) are married filing jointly and your spouse
also works. The correct amount of withholding depends on income earned from all of these jobs.
Do only one of the following.
(a) Use the estimator at www.irs.gov/W4App for most accurate withholding for this step (and Steps 3–4); or
(b) Use the Multiple Jobs Worksheet on page 3 and enter the result in Step 4(c) below for roughly accurate
(c) If there are only two jobs total, you may check this box. Do the same on Form W-4 for the other job. This
option is accurate for jobs with similar pay; otherwise, more tax than necessary may be withheld . .
TIP: To be accurate, submit a 2022 Form W-4 for all other jobs. If you (or your spouse) have self-employment
income, including as an independent contractor, use the estimator.
Step 3: Claim Dependents
Complete Steps 3–4(b) on Form W-4 for only ONE of these jobs. Leave those steps blank for the other jobs. (Your withholding will be most accurate if you complete Steps 3–4(b) on the Form W-4 for the highest paying job.)
If your total income will be $200,000 or less ($400,000 or less if married filing jointly):
Step 4 (optional): Other Adjustments
Step 5: Sign Here
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that this certificate, to the best of my knowledge and belief, is true, correct, and complete. (This form is not valid unless you sign it.)