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How to File Quarterly Taxes: Full Guide for Content Creators and Freelancers

Trying to figure out how to file quarterly taxes can be tough. I get it!

Being your own boss has amazing perks. You set your own hours, create your own rules, and the sky is the limit in how much you earn. But, there’s a downside – you’re also responsible for paying your own taxes.

Since you don’t work for an employer who would take your taxes out of each paycheck, you must send your tax payments to the IRS yourself, quarterly.

It’s a big responsibility, but once you get the hang of paying quarterly taxes, it becomes just another business chore you must handle.

Here’s what you must know.

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What is PIF Tax and How Does it Affect You?

While you’re out enjoying yourself around town, you may have noticed a “PIF Tax Fee” on your receipt.

PIF stands for Public Improvement Fee and believe it or not, it’s not a tax. PIF is a fee that is paid directly to the owner of the land or developer of a property and it’s not collected by the government like most people assume it is.

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Is Estate Planning Tax-Deductible?

Estate planning is never a fun topic to talk about, but it’s extremely important in managing our money and assets well after we pass on. Without estate planning, the government is put in charge and things can get much more difficult for friends and family.

A common thought is that estate planning is only for the rich and successful. But that isn’t true at all. Everyone has some kind of estate, whether that’s owning a 2001 Toyota Corolla, multiple real estate properties, a treasured family heirloom, or having money in investment or retirement accounts.

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Are HOA Fees Tax Deductible?

If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably wondering if your HOA fees are tax deductible?

Although the United States has an incredibly complicated tax code, it does allow for a large number of tax deductions you can take advantage of today. This allows you to lower your pre-tax income.

By doing this, you’re able to pay less in taxes or you may even receive a refund check from the IRS.

Let’s take a quick look at whether or not you can write-off your HOA fees.

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