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I received a refund from the railroad covering a retirement

tax refund which included the interest...
I received a refund from the railroad covering a retirement tax refund which included
the interest - the accountant at the railroad advised to send a estimated tax payment for state and federal before Jan 15th - how do I figure out the tax percentage that I need to send in? thank you
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Thanks for asking your question! I'm sorry to hear about your tax issue and I'm going to try my best to help you understand or resolve it.

Thank you for your question, and thanks for using JustAnswer.com. Calculating your tax depends on a variety of factors, and it's virtually impossible to calculate tax when you haven't seen someone's file. However, there is a free tool out there from Intuit called the TaxCaster, and it helps you calculate your estimated tax. Place your retiremement information in the IRA/Pension bucket. CLICK HERE

This will give you a rough estimate. Whatever the tax is for the year, subtract out what you have had withheld at work, and then the rest will what you should submit.

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