Self-employed tax forms, explained

When you’re self-employed, paying taxes can be complicated. We’re here to help with a rundown on everything you need to know about tax forms.

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Tax forms

Estimated taxes

Self-employment tax

Schedule C

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  1. Based on QuickBooks Self-Employed users who have identified <$100k in deductions
  2. Based on TY17 US mobile subscribers that have identified >$0 in income and >$0 in business expenses.