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Welcome to Direct Pay!

Use this secure service to pay your individual tax bill or estimated tax payment directly from your checking or savings account at no cost to you. You’ll receive instant confirmation that your payment has been submitted. Just follow the easy steps below. Bank account information is not retained in IRS systems after payments are made.

Note: You must have a valid Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) to use this application.

It takes just 5 easy steps to make a payment:

Provide your tax information Verify your identity Enter your payment information Review and electronically sign the transaction Print or record your online confirmation number


Pay now

Have questions or need additional information?

Availability notice: Direct Pay will be unavailable for short maintenance periods daily between 11:45 p.m. and midnight Eastern time. Saturday’s outage will extend through 7 a.m. Eastern time on Sunday. Thank you for your patience while we perform this required maintenance.


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 23-Jan-2015

Payment look up. Use this feature to check the status, edit or cancel your payment. Look up payment now (button).