Optima Tax Relief reminds Taxpayers how they can pay the right amount of Tax throughout the year
Taxpayers have the option to pay their taxes throughout the year in order to avoid owing a tax balance at the end of the tax year. This means that people have the option to pay as they earn income. Individuals wondering how much they are required to pay in taxes throughout the year should discuss this with a tax professional, review their withholding or look into making estimated tax payments.
Optima Tax Relief reminds taxpayers to adjust their 2021 tax withholding
It is recommended that taxpayers review their federal withholding every year in order to ensure that they are not withholding too much or too little.
Employees, retirees and self-employed individuals have the option to utilize the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator on the IRS website to help determine if a change in a withholding will be required. The online tool provides users with step-by-step instructions on how to check their withholding and also provides withholding recommendations to assist individuals in aiming for their desired refund amount for the new tax year. Taxpayers also have the option to check with their employer to update their withholding or submit a new Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate.
Make 2021 estimated tax payments
Estimated tax payments are an additional way for taxpayers to pay their taxes to the IRS in separate quarterly payments. For the 2021 tax year, the remaining quarterly estimated tax payments will be due from individual taxpayers on June 15, 2021, September 15, 2021, and January 15, 2022. One of the easiest and fastest way to make estimated tax payment is to pay them electronically by using the Direct Pay feature on the IRS website or Electronic Federal Tax Payment System. Taxpayers also have the option to go directly to the IRS website to review additional ways they can make their payments.