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The answer is "probably". But estimated taxes are "pay as you go", so you do not have to pay taxes before you make the income. You want to download Form 1040-ES (as I recall). These taxes are to be paid April 15, June 15, September 15, and the following January 15, for income earned in between those times.

I have paid estimated taxes in Massachusetts but not Federally. The Mass. form is basically just a pay stub where you put your name down and the amount you are paying. You don't list the source of income or anything.

I don't use any of the tax preparation software, but I imagine if you did a phantom return, estimating your income, those programs would give you a good idea of what your total tax ought to be.
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