The IRS has been promising a new version of Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate, for some months, and it recently published it, with a brief announcement in its e-News service. The form is very similar to a draft version published earlier in 2019. Although the IRS has not yet published extensive new guidance, it did outline the changes in a FAQ list.
IRS Quietly Issues a New Form W-4
There was much discussion about a completely new Form W-4 in the wake of the tax reform passed at the end of 2017. But after much discussion, the IRS has issued a form that is virtually identical to the 2018 version.
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