Originally Posted by DaFace
I know logically it doesn't make sense, but I tend to fall into category 1. I like getting a nice "bonus" each year that I can then use for big purchases all at once. It's like a forced savings account. Granted, a savings account that pays no interest, but it's not like interest rates are any good with others right now anyway.
The reason the question is on my mind is that, with the recent changes to our taxes, I'd like to not take a "pay cut" on a monthly basis due to the new laws, so I'm considering reducing my withholding a bit to make up for it. We'll see.
This is what I did, and your second paragraph is exactly why I changed my withholding. I still over-withhold, I just don't do as much.