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If You Are Self-Employed

Authored By: Social Security Administration
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Most people who pay into Social Security work for an employer. Their employer deducts Social Security taxes from their paycheck, matches that contribution and sends taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and reports wages to Social Security. But self-employed people must report their earnings and pay their taxes directly to IRS.

Link: www.ssa.gov

Last Review and Update: Jun 13, 2005