Paying your taxes

IRS offers various electronic payment options for paying federal taxes and user fees. These options are convenient, safe, and secure, and some of them are free. Click on the links below for details on each of the options offered.

Electronic payment options for businesses and individuals

Credit or debit card

Visit here for the list of service providers, their contact information, and convenience fees. A table of accepted business and individual tax payments is included. Payment instructions and general information is also included.

Direct Pay (individuals)

Use this secure service to pay your tax bill or make an estimated tax payment directly from your checking or savings account at no cost to you.

Electronic Funds Withdrawal

Visit here for information and instructions for completing the payment record transmitted via IRS e-file. You will also find links to more information about making individual and business payments.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System®

Visit here for general information about EFTPS®, phone contact numbers, batch provider software information, and useful links, including the link to the EFTPS® website.

Online Account (individuals)

Use this secure service to create an IRS Online Account where you can view the amount you owe, your payment plan details, payment history, and any scheduled or pending payments. Schedule a payment up to 365 days in advance from your bank account for your balance, payment plan, estimated tax, or other types of payments.

Online Payment Agreement

Use this application to apply for a payment plan (including installment agreement) if you can't pay your taxes in full.

Same-day wire federal tax payments

Visit here if you need to make a federal tax payment today.

User fees

Visit here for information on how to pay historic easement, IVES (Income Verification Express Service), and US residency user fees.