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Is it against the law to raise your federal tax exemptions?

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I don't know if this has changed but I have generally claimed more exemptions on my withholding than on my tax return because I have lots of deductions and still get money back. No one has ever said this was illegal. What is illegal is claiming false deductions on your tax RETURN or knowingly underpaying your taxes. Don't do that! Answer Absolutely legal. The exemptions simply tell you how much you w ant to withhold. Put 1,000 there if you want the lowest amount taken out possible. However, you must pay in either 90% of your total tax due, or 100% of the previous years tax amount.
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