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How do i pay quarterly taxes if I started a contract job mid year? I have a W2 for the work I did Jan - June '21 but was contracted for a new company July '21 - Jan '22. It's my first time submitting quarterly taxes and I missed the Sept deadline.
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Great question! Check out our guide to quarterly taxes here.  Since you recently stopped being W-2, it's likely you won't be penalized for missing a quarterly payment.

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Sarah is a staff writer at Keeper Tax and has her Enrolled Agent license with the IRS. Her work has been featured in Business Insider, Money Under 30, Best Life, GOBankingRates, and Shopify. She has nearly a decade of public accounting experience, and has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, real estate, wholesale and retail, finance, and ecommerce. Sarah has extensive experience offering strategic tax planning at the state and federal level. During her time in industry, she handled tax returns for C Corps, S corps, partnerships, nonprofits, and sole proprietorships. Sarah is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and maintains her continuing education requirements by completing over 30 hours of tax training every year. In her spare time, she is a devoted cat mom and enjoys hiking, baking, and overwatering her houseplants.

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