You may need to pay estimated taxes to the IRS during the year if you have income that is not subject to withholding. This depends on what you do for a living and the types of income you receive.
These six tips from the IRS explain estimated taxes and how to pay them.
For more information on estimated taxes, refer to Form 1040-ES and its instructions and Publication 505, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax. These forms and publications are available at www.irs.gov or by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).
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October 10 (Employees who work for tips)
If you received $20 or more in tips during September, report them to your employer - Details
October 13 (Everyone)
Federal Holiday (Columbus Day) - Details
October 15 (Individuals)
If you have an automatic 6-month extension to file your income tax return for 2013, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ and pay any tax, interest, and penalties due - Details
October 15 (Partnerships)
Electing large partnerships: File a 2013 calendar year return (Form 1065-B). This due date applies only if you were given an additional 6-month extension - Details