Self-employment tax calculator

News flash! If you're self employed (including: freelancer, gig worker, side hustler), taxes are not withheld from your paychecks. This means you will owe a big sum at tax time. Find out how much, below.

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You don't need to make an estimated tax payment🍹

You'll owe about $X,XXX

Estimated Federal & XX State tax payment due on April 15th, 2020.
Pro tip: set aside XX% of your freelancing income to avoid any nasty surprises!

Frequently Asked Questions

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