Student Employment Office
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE MICHIGAN W-4
Line 1 SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
The employee must provide his/her Social Security number. The University is required by law to pay its employees under the exact name and number that appears on their Social Security card.
Line 2 DATE OF BIRTH:
Line 3 NAME AND ADDRESS
Use permanent mailing address.
Line 4 DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER
Line 5 NEW EMPLOYEE?
First day of work.
Line 6 NUMBER OF ALLOWANCES: Usually "1" or "0".
The number of allowances (personal and dependency exemptions) the employee wishes to claim should be entered here.
Line 8 EXEMPTION (no taxes will be withheld)
You may claim exemption ONLY if you are NOT a full time student and ALL of the following exist.
a) your employment is less than full time, and
b) your personal and dependency exemption allowance exceeds your annual compensation, and
c) you claimed exemption from federal withholding, and
d) you did not incur a Michigan income tax liability for the previous year
Line 9 SIGN AND DATE
Line 10 Payroll Office will complete.
Line 11 Payroll Office will complete.
Download Michigan W-4 Form (required)
Page last modified November 19, 2010