# Federal income tax withholding Marsha Mellow’s weekly gross earnings for the present week were $1,250. Mellow has one exemption. Using the wage bracket withholding table in Exhibit 2 with a$75 standard Withholding allowance for each exemption, what is Mellow’s federal income tax withholding?

### Financial Accounting

15th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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### Financial Accounting

15th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 11, Problem 2PEB
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## Federal income tax withholdingMarsha Mellow’s weekly gross earnings for the present week were $1,250. Mellow has one exemption. Using the wage bracket withholding table in Exhibit 2 with a$75 standard Withholding allowance for each exemption, what is Mellow’s federal income tax withholding?

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Calculate M’s federal income tax withholding.

### Explanation of Solution

Calculate M’s federal income tax withholding, if her gross earnings for the week are $1,250 and number of exemption (allowance) is one. Step 1: Calculate the amount subject to withholding. Amount subject to withholding = Gross earnings Withholding allowances amount=$1,250  ($75×1allowance)=$1,250$75=$1,175

Step 2: Calculate federal income tax withholding

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