Our guide to the process of determining whether you need to pay estimated taxes, how much you should pay, and how to handle your payments.
Special rule for 2018. Many taxpayers who might otherwise incur a penalty for 2018 can obtain a waiver. See Estimated Tax Penalty Waiver for 2018.
Estimated Tax 101
Here’s on overview of the subject for those who are getting started with estimated taxes
Who Must Pay
Use the information on this page to learn whether you’re required to make estimated tax payments.
How Much to Pay
This page lets you know how much you need to pay in order to avoid an underpayment penalty.
Some people make estimated tax payments even when they aren’t required to do so. Here’s why.
Increasing Your Withholding
This page explains how you can avoid making quarterly payments by increasing the amount withheld from your paycheck.
Making Estimated Tax Payments
Here’s an explanation of how to make the payments.
Penalty for Underpayment
If you don’t pay enough you’ll end up with a penalty.