Estimated Tax Payments Guide

Most people think of April 15th as the due date for taxes, but the reality is that the IRS wants its cut as soon as you get paid. If your income isn’t covered by income tax withholding, you need to make estimated tax payments.

Referee Taxes Guide: Step-by-Step Checklist

Referee taxes are more complicated than traditional employment because you need to track all of your earnings and expenses — you don’t get a nice W-2 at the end of the year adding up everything for you. Instead, you’ll probably end up filing a Schedule C as a self-employed 1099 earner. Here’s what you need to do.