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If I am earning $125K/year as owner of a sole proprietorship

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If I am earning $125K/year as owner of a sole proprietorship and will have about 25K in expenses annually, how much should I estimate in taxes? 25% or 30% of my annual income?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Good morning. A $100,000 in income, depending upon your filing status...single, married, etc., is going to put you somewhere in the 25% to 28% tax bracket.



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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Dear Expert,


I am going to file my estimate taxes. I am married but my husband is an employee of a company, so I am filing as owner of my sole proprietorship consulting company. Do I simply fill out the form and send in a check for 28% of my income since January? I just formed the company Jan 1. Or, do I deduct my expenses to date from my income to date...and pay 28% of that number? thanks!

Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.
I suggest you send in 28% of your estimated NET expenses...otherwise you will have sent in too much at the end of the year.
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