By Steve Kania of SurePayroll
While we often think of taxes as having an all too predictable presence in our lives, there are actually some workers who are exempt from withholding. They need to have a combination of no taxes due last year and an expectation that none will be due in the current year.
Those who earn less than the standard deduction can typically be exempt from withholding. Some examples include household employees such as babysitters, caretakers, house cleaning workers, nannies and yard workers.
Your clients should be aware that exempt employees are required to submit a new W-4 by February 15th of each year.