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I have reached the point in life where I have converted all my human capital to real capital.

All my life I have had a had a paycheck with the appropriate taxes taken. I have adjusted my withholding to accommodate any changes in my taxable accounts.

Since retiring, I have adjusted the amount of taxes withheld when I make my annual RMD and the taxes are paid at the time of the withdrawal. Without any unplanned adjustments to my taxable accounts, no additional taxes are owed.

I rarely make changes in the taxable accounts. Now when I make any changes in my taxable accounts, I have no regular means to make tax payments over the year and seems to force me into estimated payments. After reading the IRS “help” on the subject, it seems that I will be forced into adjusting the estimated tax payment using form 1040-ES if I make any unplanned changes in the taxable account. Wish I could just pay the taxes when I make the changes.

Am I missing something?
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