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How to calculate my estimated taxes. 1099 MISC + Self Employment

I receive a 1099-Misc each year and that's all†. I have to pay estimated taxes, but I don't know how to calculate them for myself. This is the current estimated tax calendar From To ...
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Can I pay estimated taxes based on last year's taxes if I anticipate more income this year?

My question is related to this one (Do I have to pay estimated taxes if my income will be much lower this year?) but in the opposite direction. Last year my wife started a new business and with all ...
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When is the Quarter 1 Estimated Tax form Due in the US?

I am new to filing form 1040 ES for estimated taxes; when is this form due? The form itself says April 18th, 2016: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040es.pdf This seems simple enough but I am ...
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Why ADP does not accurately withhold state and federal income tax (even if W4 is correct)?

Back in 2014 and 2015 I had W-4 on file with my employer where I claimed only one exemption (myself). However, I always ended up owing federal tax and getting CA state refund. Last year I also ended ...
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Do I need to file quarterly taxes if I make no money this quarter? [duplicate]

Last year I filed taxes quarterly to the IRS. In the 1st quarter of this year I will not have any income because I've been unable to work. Do I still need to file a quarterly tax payment that is 1/4 ...
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Are missed "estimated tax payment' penalties really enforced by IRS and FTB(CA)?

I am a regular employee in a tech company and receive annual W2 form. I moved to US in 2010 from a country where tax system is simple. These years I also have traded stocks in my free time and made ...
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How to get capital gain tax of 2014 refunded based on the capital loss of 2015?

In 2014, I had capital gain on sale of rental property and tax was paid accordingly. In 2015, I am anticipating capital loss on stocks. Is there a way to get capital gain tax of 2014 refunded based ...
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Paying estimated taxes in a quarter with losses

I have an S-Corp in the US, state of Massachusetts. Because my income/loss fluctuates so much, it's not reliable to make estimated payments based on last year's income. Given that, instead what I do ...
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Taxes on raffle winnings [closed]

If I win a car in a raffle then I have to pay taxes on it. What if, however, the raffle prize includes $20,000 along with the car (MSRP ~$105,000)? What's the story then? Will the cash cover the ...
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S-Corp Estimated Tax Payments

I plan on splitting my s-corp income 50/50. I hope to make 80K this year, 40 on payroll, the other 40 as distributions (s-corp income). I’m figuring the first 40K will be, mostly, at the 15% bracket. ...
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Late payment of estimated taxes

I live in the United States, this is my first year paying estimated income tax and I've missed the first two voucher deadlines. My question is should I mail them now (late) and send each one ...
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Estimated Taxes after surge in income

Last year my self-employment income was $300k and I paid about $80k in federal taxes. This year, in the first quarter, all of my business dried up and I had $0 in income. Turbo tax was advising me ...
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What are the rules for accounting of late IRS tax filings and tax owed/refunded?

If you filed your 2011, 2012, and 2013 IRS taxes late around March 2015 and had a refund due for 2011 and 2012 that you filed as applied to the next year's taxes, rolling it forward each year until ...
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When paying estimated quarterly taxes, can I prorate the amount based on the irregular payment due dates?

My husband became a partner at his law firm this year and so this is the first year we are having to pay estimated quarterly taxes. I am confused about why one would be expected to pay 4 equal ...
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Estimated tax for capital gains on large, one-time sale of index mutual fund to fund home purchase

My wife and I are trying to buy our first home and sold an index mutual fund with about 60k in capital gains. This is my first time reading form 1040-ES, but it seems that it is made for an ...
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estimated taxes and late penalties on highly “bursty” side income

I have a full time job where I get a W-2. In addition I occasionally freelance on the side as a contractor and receive a 1099-MISC. The freelance work is very irregular and hard to predict. It's ...
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Self Employed, but not required to pay estimated taxes?

According to Chapter 2 of Publication 505 on the IRS website, I am not required to pay estimated self-employment taxes because I do not plan on having taxes totalling over $1,000 by the end of the ...
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Estimated Tax Requirements (1040es) Seem Low

TL;DR - Form 1040es lines 14a and 14b are very different, causing me to be wary of my end result for required quarterly estimated tax payments. I've been working through my 1040es for the first time ...
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Why are estimated taxes due “early” for the 2nd and 3rd quarters only?

According to the United States internal revenue service, federal estimated tax payments are due on this schedule: April 15 June 15 September 15 January 15 (of the next year) June is only two ...
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How do I estimate my taxes when I have only 1099 income?

Last year I had W-2 income and 1099 income. I made $10,000 in real estate commissions. I believe I paid $1800 last year in 1099 tax, but none of it to the best of my knowledge was penalized. I filed ...
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Paying Self Employment Tax 1040ES Monthly

I have recently become self-employed (independent contractor) and I would like to take care of my Estimated Taxes as I am paid, which is only a monthly basis. I understand that the IRS requires self-...
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Can I just file a 1040-ES?

I got married last year, and made some reasonable estimates of what my taxes would look like in 2012, the first full year of being married. However, a few things have changed and some of the ...
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Is there a threshold at which estimated taxes must be paid electronically?

In the United States, is there an income or tax threshold above which an individual is required to make their estimated quarterly tax payments by electronic means?