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MA M-4 certificate W-4

MA M-4 certificate W-4


MA M-4 certificate W-4



  • Paper: Letter (8.5in x 11in)
  • Copies to print: 2
  1. Give a blank form to a new employee or to employees who've got changes in their tax situation.
  2. The employee fills up this form and returns it to the employer.
  3. Employers must keep a copy for their records.
    • If the allowable Massachusetts withholding exemptions are the same as you're claiming for US Income Taxes, complete Federal W-4 only.


  • You may file a new form any time your withholding allowances increases.
  • If the number of an employee's claimed allowances decreases, they must file a new form within 10 days after the change.
  • You aren't allowed to claim "federal withholding deductions and adjustments" under the Massachusetts withholding system.
  • For newly hired employees to report their withholding exemption to their employer. It's also for employees who've recently changed their tax status which will affect their withholding exemptions.

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