SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home1418. What IRS publications provide information on self-employment tax payments?

For more detailed information on self-employment tax payments, refer to the following publications:

  1. General self-employment

    • Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax.

    • Publication 334, Tax Guide for Small Business.

  2. Farm self-employment

    • Publication 225, Farmer's Tax Guide.

  3. Foreign self-employment

    • Publication 54, Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad.

  4. Commercial fishermen

    • Publication 595, Capital Construction Fund for Commercial Fisherman.

You can obtain these publications from any IRS office or visit their website at: www.irs.gov.

Last Revised: Aug. 8, 2011