Taxes for Writers
or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and File My Own IRS Returns
Curtis C. Chen
I AM NOT A TAX PROFESSIONAL. But I have been a self-employed freelancer for the last 12 years, and I’ve learned some valuable lessons about how to navigate the often confusing world of income tax returns. Do you need to pay quarterly estimated taxes? How much can you deduct for a home office? Why should you care about GSA per diem rates? I’ll share what I know, and hopefully you’ll see how to find further answers on your own! (NOTE: I’m only going to talk about federal returns, since as a WA state resident I don’t file a state return.)
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