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States withholding allowance certificates: W-4 and/or W-5 forms

Overview

This article provides a list of the state employee withholding allowance certificates, which correspond to IRS Form W-4 for federal withholding.

Expected Outcome

You'll identify the correct form for your state.

Details

Note: If you're in a state that does not have its own withholding certificate, you should check with the state's employment agency for specific requirements. Some states use the information from IRS Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. For state specific W-4 form, see https://www.bls.gov/jobs/statetax.htm.

Following is a list of states that require their own W-4 and/or W-5 forms.

  • Alabama: Form A-4, Employee's Withholding Exemption Certification
  • Arizona: Form A-4, Employee's Arizona Withholding Percentage Election
  • Arkansas: Form AR4EC, Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • California: Form DE-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Connecticut: Form CT-W4, Employee's Withholding Certificate
  • Delaware: Form SD/W-4A, Withholding Allowance(s) Computation Worksheet For Taxable Years Beginning on or After . . .
  • District of Columbia: Form DE-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Georgia: Form G-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Hawaii: Form H-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance and Status Certificate
  • Illinois: Form IL-W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Indiana: Form WH-4, Employee's Withholding Exemption and County Status Certificate; Form WH-5, Earned Income Credit
  • Iowa: Form IA W-4, Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Kansas: Form K-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Kentucky: Form K-4, Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • Louisiana: Form L-4, Employee Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • Maine: Form W-4ME, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Maryland: Form MW 507, Employee's Maryland Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • Massachusetts: Form M-4, Massachusetts Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • Michigan: Form MI-W4, Employee's Michigan Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • Missouri: Form MO W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • New Jersey: Form NJ W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • New York: Form IT-2104, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • North Carolina: Form NC-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Ohio: Form IT-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
  • Puerto Rico: Form 499 R-4.1, Employee Exemption Certificate
  • Vermont: Form W-4VT, Vermont Employee's Allowance Certificate
  • Virginia: Form VA-4, Personal Exemption Worksheet
  • West Virginia: Form WV/IT-104, Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate
  • Wisconsin: Form WT-4, Employee's Wisconsin Withholding Exemption Certificate/ New Hire Reporting

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