estimated taxes
Quarterly tax payments made by self-employed individuals to the IRS and state tax agencies for their anticipated income tax liability for the year, in lieu of withholding from a paycheck. Estimated tax payments are used to pay both income and self-employment taxes.
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Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes

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