What Is Form 1040-ES? Paying Your Estimated Taxes

If you’re self-employed and you expect to owe $1,000 or more in taxes for the year, the IRS expects you to make quarterly tax payments. To figure out if (and how much) you owe in quarterly taxes, you’ll need the Form 1040ES. Asking yourself “What is Form 1040ES and what do I do with it?” Here’s what you need to know.

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19 Top Tax Deductions for Writers

Deducting your business expenses at tax time can save you hundreds (even thousands!) of dollars. Wondering what you can actually deduct as a writer? Stride explains the most common tax deductions for writers that will help lower your taxable income as much as possible!

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15 Top Tax Deductions for Etsy Sellers

Deducting your business expenses at tax time can save you hundreds (even thousands!) of dollars. Wondering what you can actually deduct as an Etsy seller? Stride explains the most common tax deductions for Etsy sellers that will help lower your taxable income as much as possible!

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6 Tips to Avoid Filing Your Taxes Late

Filing taxes late puts you at risk of penalties and missing out on a potential tax refund. Lucky for you, Stride is here with 6 quick tips you can follow so you don’t miss the deadline! Read on for details about dates, important documents, choosing a filing method, and more.

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What Is a 1099-K?

If you drive for a rideshare company or are a seller on Etsy, you’ve likely heard of the 1099-K form and asked yourself “What is a 1099-K?” Stride is here to explain everything you need to know about it so you are ready to tackle tax season.

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