#Good news! The IRS has extended the tax deadline to April 18th! As long as you submit your federal return by midnight on 4/18/2018, you won't be considered a late filer for your federal return. Direct debit tax payments that are submitted with your federal return (or on the IRS website) by 4/18 are also considered timely filed ×

What should I do if my employer did not withhold the right amount of tax?

This page has been updated for 2018 taxes and may not apply to previous years.


If your employer didn’t withhold the correct amount of taxes from your wages and they remain unpaid, it could affect the amount of Social Security, Medicare, or unemployment benefits you receive in the future.

It’s recommended that you discuss the error with your employer and work out an agreement as soon as possible. The employer should withhold the correct amount of taxes from your wages, but until the IRS receives the additional tax that needs to be paid, you may be required to pay the difference.

You can use the withholding calculator offered by the IRS to see if your withholdings are correct for your paycheck. You can also contact your local Social Security Administration to update your withholdings.
Source: irs.gov

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