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JABoa said: If you work for yourself (my favorite example is a self-employed hairdresser in Roxbury, Massachusetts) you pay double what an employee does, or 15.3%.
Actually that's figured on only .9235 of your Self Employment net, so it's a little less than double what an employee pays. You also get to deduct 1/2 of it on Line 27 (that doesn't cut the cost in half, though). Ed
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