What would you like to do?

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

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

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.
Thanks for the feedback!

Can a person claim exempt on federal taxes?

  I guess you could if you were....but I am unfamiliar with any part of the tax law that would considered any person as tax exempt! Certainly some (actually many) don't pa

What does federal exemption mean on state taxes?

  Federal exemption is the right to claim a qualifying minor for the child tax credit and child exemption against your income. It may also qualify you for the Earned Incom

Is claiming 10 exemptions for federal tax appropriate?

Only if you qualify for 10 exemption's. Whether you are entitled to claim a certain number of allowances or exemption from withholding is subject to review by the IRS. Your em

Are the salaries of federal judges still exempt from income taxes?

No. The President's and federal judges' salaries were only exempt from income tax between 1920 and 1939, under the theory that the tax was unconstitutional because it "diminis

Can an employer change federal tax exemptions without permission?

Your employer is required to withhold payroll taxes based on the W-4 you fill out and sign indicating how many allowances you are claiming plus any additional dollar amount yo