Republicans predict paychecks will grow as IRS issues new tax withholding guidelines

Republicans predict paychecks will grow as IRS issues new tax withholding guidelines

The IRS is also being urged to release new tables as soon as possible that determine how much tax must be withheld from workers' paychecks, because until those are provided to employers and payroll companies, those who are due to receive tax cuts won't see an increase in their take-home pay.

Trump administration officials continued to point to corporate announcements of pay increases and bonuses to promote the early success of the tax cuts. President Donald Trump and the Republican architects of the tax plan have deflected criticism of the unpopular legislation, insisting at every turn that Americans will come to love the new law when they see their heftier paychecks next month - with less money withheld in anticipation of lower income taxes.

The rollout is in fact effective immediately as employers on Thursday received new withholding guidance from the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service.

Top Democratic tax-writers have expressed concerns that Treasury may have applied pressure on the IRS to underwithhold from paychecks so that taxpayers would see a bigger boost to their paychecks during this election year.

Individual taxpayers aren't required to make any changes to theirForm W-4 right now.But the IRS expects that many taxpayers will have to do so later this year, when the agency releases a revised version of the form.

One expert said the New Jersey and California plans have a fatal flaw. When they file their tax returns, if their tax payments were too high or too low, they must account for the difference through a refund or payment. "Then they can decide what they want to do", the senior IRS official said.

The government is requiring employers to begin using the new guidelines as soon as possible, but "no later than February 15". That means employees could start seeing the changes reflected in their paychecks next month, the IRS said.

"Republicans are using brute force and speed to implement a law that will deliver a financial blow to hardworking Americans all across the country", Sen. If they determine they are paying too much or too little in taxes, based on the size of their family or other variables, they can direct their employer to make changes. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said. Personal exemptions are a core feature of the current withholding system, but now that they are eliminated, "it's necessary to build a new approach to withholding, which will take some time", the senior IRS official said. The White House said Thursday that businesses should make these adjustments by February 15, part of the administration's push for millions of workers to see bigger paychecks as quickly as possible.

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