Tag: Self-Employment Tax

Self-Employment Tax Calculation: The Basics

Here’s a basic overview of the self-employment tax calculation for self-employed people. These are the steps for the calculation: Determine your net self-employment income. For most self-employed people, this will be the net profit from their Schedule C. Multiply by 92.35% (.9235). Multiply that result by 15.3%. This gives you the amount of self-employment tax […]

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Self-Employed Can Deduct Health Insurance for Self-Employment Taxes

People who are self-employed and provide their own health insurance will be able to deduct the insurance premiums from business income, thus reducing their self-employment taxes.  Normally, the self-employed can only deduct health insurance premiums when calculating income tax, but not for calculating the self-employment tax.  The same rules and restrictions that normally apply to […]

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