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Should my spouse work?

This calculator is designed to help you see the financial impact of adding, or removing, a spouse's income to your household. As with any decision of this type, there are many factors to consider, but knowing your finances is a good place to start. This calculator uses the withholding schedules, rules and rates from IRS Publication 15.

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