- A sole proprietor that conducts a trade or business;
- An independent contractor;
- Member of a partnership; or
- If you are otherwise in business for yourself.
Even if you have another job where you are employed full- or part-time, if you conduct business that classifies as self-employment income you may still be subject to self-employment taxes. In other words, regardless of other sources of income, if you have income from being self-employed, you generally must pay self-employment taxes.
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