- Form 1040 (U.S. Individual Income Tax Return);
- Schedule C (Profit or Loss from Business) ;
- or Schedule F (Profit or Loss from Farming) as appropriate; and
- Schedule SE (Self-Employment Tax).
Use IRS Form 1040 and Schedule SE to pay self-employment Social Security tax. You need to file these forms even if you are already receiving Social Security benefits.
You may also need to file self-employment Social Security tax even if you do not owe any income tax.
You may be able to take certain deductions if you paid your own self-employment Social Security taxes.
More About Filing Schedule SE and Schedule C
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