EMPLOYEE’S WITHHOLDING ALLOWANCE CERTIFICATE
1.	 Number	of	allowances	for	Regular	Withholding	Allowances,	Worksheet	A
Number	of	allowances	from	the	Estimated	Deductions,	Worksheet	B
Total	Number	of	Allowances	(A	+	B)	when	using	the	California
Withholding	Schedules	for	2008
2.	 Additional	amount	of	state	income	tax	to	be	withheld	each	pay	period	(if	employer	agrees),	Worksheet	C
Under the penalties of perjury, I certify that the number of withholding allowances claimed on this certificate does not
exceed the number to which I am entitled or, if claiming exemption from withholding, that I am entitled to claim the exempt
Employer’s	Name	and	Address
California	Employer	Account	Number
Give	the	top	portion	of	this	page	to	your	employer	and	keep	the	remainder	for	your	records.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PERSONAL INCOME TAX MAY BE UNDERWITHHELD IF YOU DO NOT FILE THIS DE 4 FORM
IF YOU RELY ON THE FEDERAL W-4 FOR YOUR CALIFORNIA WITHHOLDING ALLOWANCES, YOUR CALIFORNIA STATE
PERSONAL INCOME TAX MAY BE UNDERWITHHELD AND YOU MAY OWE MONEY AT THE END OF THE YEAR.
PURPOSE:		This	certificate,	DE	4,	is	for	California personal
income tax withholding	purposes	only.		The	DE	4	is	used	to
compute	the	amount	of	taxes	to	be	withheld	from	your	wages,
by	your	employer,	to	accurately	reflect	your	state	tax	withholding
You	should	complete	this	form	if	either:
(1)		You	claim	a	different	marital	status,	number	of	regular
allowances,	or	different	additional	dollar	amount	to	be	withheld
for	California	personal	income	tax	withholding	than	you	claim
for	federal	income	tax	withholding	or,
(2)		You	claim	additional	allowances	for	estimated	deductions.
THIS	FORM	WILL	NOT	CHANGE	YOUR	FEDERAL
The	federal	Form	W-4	is	applicable	for	California	withholding
purposes	if	you	wish	to	claim	the	same	marital	status,
number	of	regular	allowances,	and/or	the	same	additional
dollar	amount	to	be	withheld	for	state	and	federal	purposes.
However,	federal	tax