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      09-24-2021, 07:41 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by 2000cs View Post
Go to and read up on independent contractors. You are on the hook for full social security taxes (you and your former employer may have already paid enough this year, but not next year), and all income taxes. Probably have to file quarterly (1040ES) and maybe in your state as well. There is a lot to this topic and Iím only up on some of it; for example Iím not wise on whether it makes sense to incorporate and why.

One rule of independent contracting is to actually be independent, which means using your own equipment and setting your own hours, etc. You have an easier time arguing that you are independent if you have more than one client. Again see the web site for their guidance.


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