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criswellco
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Can I file and pay 1040ES online through TurboTax

 
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DoninGA
Level 15

Can I file and pay 1040ES online through TurboTax

No, you cannot pay any type of taxes through TurboTax.

You can print the Form 1040-ES and mail your payment to the IRS.  Or you can use the IRS payment website to pay the estimated taxes with Direct Pay - https://www.irs.gov/payments

 

See this TurboTax support FAQ for estimated taxes - https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-payments/help/can-turbotax-calculate-next-year-s-federal-estim...

Hal_Al
Level 15

Can I file and pay 1040ES online through TurboTax

No. You can prepare the 1040-ES but cannot e-file it or pay.

TurboTax (TT) can prepare the quarterly payment vouchers. In your 2018 software, enter at:

 

Federal Taxes or Personal (H&B version)

 

-Other Tax Situations

 

  -Other Tax Forms

 

    -Form W-4 and Estimated Taxes - Click the Start or Update button

 

On the next screen answer No to the W-4 question

 

 

If your goal is just to avoid the underpayment penalty, then paying 100% of the prior year tax liability is the “safe haven”


Or you can obtain  blank IRS Form 1040-ES from the IRS. The form and instructions are at this link:  https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040es.pdf

 

You can also pay Federal directly here.  Be sure to select 1040ES:

https://www.irs.gov/Payments

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