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Do you pay taxes on 401k withholdings?
By withholding I will guess that you mean the amounts that you are contributing to your 401K BEFORE income taxes (deferred compensation amount) that will not be subject to the income taxes during the year and will reduce the amount of your taxable gross wage amount that is reported in box 1 of your W-2 form at the end of the tax year. The deferred contribution amounts will be subject to income tax in future years when you retire and start receiving distribution the taxable distribution amounts from your 401K plan and at that time the taxable amounts will added to all of your other gross worldwide income on your 1040 income tax return and subject to the federal income tax at your marginal tax rate.
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