Tax Calculator for Freelance Writers

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Are you curious about how freelancers’ taxes are calculated? Learn all about it here

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With a taxable income of





your total estimated tax liability for 2021 is



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Tax Deductions for Writers

Don’t forget these common tax deductions for writers, editors, and bloggers.

Magazine Subscriptions

You need to stay on top of what’s happening! Deduct your subscriptions to news outlets and magazines.

Printer Ink

You like a hard copy for your final proof? Write off your cartridges (black and color!)

Internet Services

In 2021, research = internet. Your internet service and cellphone bill are necessary business expenses.

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