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Please note that the requirements to complete Form W-4 are listed in the Internal Revenue Code under sections 3402(f)(2)(A) and 6109. We will examine those sections and their associated regulations on the next couple of pages in this chapter.
As a side note, please observe that you have just been given a Miranda Warning with this statement: "Routine uses of this information including giving it to the Department of Justice for civil and criminal litigation. ... We may also disclose this information to Federal and state agencies to enforce Federal nontax criminal laws and to combat terrorism."
Please observe that you have just been given a Miranda Warning with this statement: "We may also disclose this information ... to federal and state agencies to enforce federal nontax criminal laws and to combat terrorism."
Anybody that can explain to me how a Form 1040 can be signed under penalties of perjury, without waiving one's Fifth Amendment Rights, please contact me, so that I may put that explanation right here:
The above image is a composite snapshot of Form W-4 as found in the W-4 PDF document file. This file originally was downloaded from the IRS web site.
Here is the link to the mirrored copy on this web site since the IRS updates their link every year with the next year's form. Opens in new window.