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The First Crusade: Siege of Jerusalem, Battle of Ascalon, etc...
...and you look back fondly on your time served on all the campaigns.
"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible." - Mr.Prakash One Fine Saturday. 24/04/2004
Keep up with estimated taxes prepayments.
Every now and then the IRS will check and possibly charge a penalty+interest. After ignoring it for several years I finally got hit once - after that I behaved myself.
On the flip side, your travel and expenses are much more easily deducted from your income. Just as an example, you may not have "Transit Checks" for to pay for public transport with pre-tax dollars but you now can use it as a business expense (usually) and there's no cap as there would be with tranist checks. Equipment purchases and stuff, too. Just don't be a pig about it.
I've been doing 1099 for the last 15 years. I'm too lazy and unorganized to file estimated quarterly taxes, even though the accountant provides the forms every year. Sure, I have to pay a measly penalty, but I get to keep my money until filing time.