Apply Online for a Payment Plan

If you are a qualified taxpayer or authorized representative (Power of Attorney) you can apply for a payment plan (including installment agreement) online to pay off your balance over time.

Once you complete your online application you will receive immediate notification of whether your payment plan has been approved.

Individual Payment Plan

Your specific tax situation will determine which payment options are available to you. Payment options include full payment, a short-term payment plan (paying in 120 days or less) or a long-term payment plan (installment agreement) (paying in more than 120 days).

You may qualify to apply online if:

  • Long-term payment plan (installment agreement): You owe $50,000 or less in combined tax, penalties and interest, and filed all required returns.
  • Short-term payment plan: You owe less than $100,000 in combined tax, penalties and interest.

If you are a sole proprietor or independent contractor, apply for a payment plan as an individual.

Note: Setup fees may be higher if you apply for a payment plan by phone, mail, or in-person. Get more information on other payment plan options and fees.

  • Name exactly as it appears on your most recently filed tax return
  • Valid e-mail address
  • Address from most recently filed tax return
  • Date of birth
  • Filing status
  • Your Social Security Number or Individual Tax ID Number (ITIN)
  • Based on the type of agreement requested, you may also need the balance due amount
  • To confirm your identity, you will need:
    • financial account number or
    • mobile phone registered in your name or
    • activation code received by postal mail (takes 5 to 10 business days)
  • If you previously registered for an Online Payment Agreement, Get Transcript, or any Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN), you should log in with the same user ID and password. You will need to confirm your identity by providing the additional information listed above if you haven't already done so.

If we approve your payment plan, one of the following fees will be added to your tax bill. If you owe a balance over $25,000 you must make automatic payments from your checking account (Direct Debit).

Plan Options and Costs

Pay Now

  • $0 setup fee
  • No future penalties or interest added

Pay amount owed in full today  directly from your checking or savings account (Direct Pay)  or by check, money order or debit/credit card.
Fees apply when paying by card.

Short-term Payment Plan (120 days or less)

  • $0 setup fee
  • Plus accrued penalties and interest until the balance is paid in full
After applying for a short-term payment plan, you can pay the amount owed directly from your checking or savings account (Direct Pay) or by check, money order or debit/credit card.
Fees apply when paying by card.

Long-term Payment Plan (Installment Agreement)  (Pay in more than 120 days with monthly payments)

Pay monthly through automatic withdrawals

  • $31 setup fee (low income: setup fee waived)
  • Plus accrued penalties and interest until the balance is paid in full
Pay amount owed through Direct Debit(automatic payments from your checking account). Also known as a Direct Debit Installment Agreement (DDIA). This is required if your balance is more than $25,000.


Pay each month (non-Direct Debit)

  • $149 setup fee (low income: $43 setup fee that may be reimbursed if certain conditions are met)
  • Plus accrued penalties and interest until the balance is paid in full

After applying for a long-term payment plan, pay amount owed through non-Direct Debit (not automated) monthly payments, including payments directly from your checking or savings account (Direct Pay) or by check, money order or debit/credit card.
Fees apply when paying by card.

Revise an Existing Payment Plan (Installment Agreement) or Reinstate After Default

  • $10 fee, which may be reimbursed if you are identified as low income and certain conditions are met. Existing Direct Debit agreements cannot be revised online.

Get more information on other payment agreement options and fees.

Reviewing a Payment Plan

You can view details of your current payment plan (type of agreement, due dates, and amount you need to pay) by logging into the Online Payment Agreement tool using the Apply/Revise button below.

What You Can Change Using the Online Payment Agreement Tool

If your existing payment plan is not paid through a Direct Debit, you can use the Online Payment Agreement tool to make the following changes:

  • Change your monthly payment amount
  • Change your monthly payment due date
  • Convert an existing agreement to a Direct Debit agreement
  • Reinstate after default

You can log into the Online Payment Agreement tool using the Apply/Revise button below.

If your payment plan is paid through Direct Debit, you must contact us to make a change.

How To Revise an Online Payment Plan

Log in to the Online Payment Agreement tool using the Apply/Revise button below. On the first page, you can revise your current plan type, payment date, and amount. Then submit your changes.

If your new monthly payment amount does not meet the requirements, you will be prompted to revise the payment amount. If you are unable to make the minimum required payment amount, you will receive directions for completing a Form 433-F Collection Information Statement (PDF) and how to submit it.

If your plan has lapsed through default and is being reinstated, you may incur a reinstatement fee.

To apply as Power of Attorney (POA) for an individual, you need:

  • Information to verify your identity
  • If you previously registered for an Online Payment Agreement, Get Transcript, or an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN), log in with the same user ID and password.

For the individual you are representing, you will need:

  • Taxpayer's Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • Your Centralized Authorization File (CAF) number
  • Caller ID from the taxpayer's notice or POA's signature date on Form 2848
  • Taxpayer's last year's Adjusted Gross Income (if 2018 was recently filed, then use 2017's AGI)
  • Based on the type of agreement requested, you may also need:
    • Balance due amount
    • Tax year examined

 

Apply/Revise as Individual Apply/Revise as Individual POA

Business Payment Plan

Your specific tax situation will determine which payment plan options are available to you. Payment options include full payment or a long-term payment plan (installment agreement) (paying in more than a 120 days).

You may qualify to apply online, if:

  • Long-term payment plan (installment agreement): You have filed all required returns and owe less than $25,000 in combined tax, penalties, and interest.

If you are a sole proprietor or independent contractor, apply for a payment plan as an individual.

Note: Setup fees may be higher if you apply for a payment plan by phone, mail, or in-person. Get more information on other payment plan options and fees.

  • Information to verify your identity as an individual
  • If you previously registered for an Online Payment Agreement, Get Transcript, or an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN), log in with the same user ID and password.
  • Your Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Date the business was established (MM/YYYY)
  • Address from most recently filed tax return
  • Your Caller ID from notice
  • Based on the type of agreement requested, you may also need:
    • Balance due amount
    • Tax form filed or examined
    • Tax period filed or examined

If we approve your payment plan, one of the following fees will be added to your tax bill. If you owe a balance over $10,000 you must pay by Direct Debit(automatic payments from your checking account).

Plan Options and Costs

Pay Now

  • $0 setup fee
  • No future penalties or interest added

Pay amount owed in full today, electronically online or by phone using Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)  or by check, money order or debit/credit card.
Fees apply when paying by card.

Long-Term Payment Plan (Installment Agreement)  (pay in more than 120 days with monthly payments)

Pay monthly through automatic withdrawals

  • $31 setup fee
  • Plus accrued penalties and interest until the balance is paid in full
Pay amount owed through Direct Debit (with automatic payments from your checking account). Also known as Direct Debit Installment Agreement (DDIA). This is required if your balance is more than $10,000.


Pay each month (non-Direct Debit)

  • $149 setup fee
  • Plus accrued penalties and interest until the balance is paid in full
After applying for an online payment plan, pay amount owed through non-Direct Debit (not automated) monthly payments, including paying electronically online or by phone using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System(EFTPS) or by check, money order, or debit/credit card.
Fees apply when paying by card.

Revise an Existing Payment Plan (Installment Agreement) or Reinstate After Default

  • $10 fee. Existing Direct Debit agreements cannot be revised online.

Get more information on other payment agreement options and fees.
 

Reviewing a Payment Plan

You can view details of your current payment plan (type of agreement, due dates, and amount you need to pay) by logging into the Online Payment Agreement tool using the Apply/Revise button below.

What You Can Change Using the Online Payment Agreement Tool

If your existing payment plan is not paid through a Direct Debit, you can use the Online Payment Agreement tool to make the following changes:

  • Change your monthly payment amount
  • Change your monthly payment due date
  • Convert an existing agreement to a Direct Debit agreement
  • Reinstate after default

You can log into the Online Payment Agreement tool using the Apply/Revise button below.

If your payment plan is paid through Direct Debit, you must contact us to make a change.

How To Revise an Online Payment Plan

Log in to the Online Payment Agreement tool using the Apply/Revise button below. On the first page, you can revise your current plan type, payment date, and amount. Then submit your changes.

If your new monthly payment amount does not meet the requirements, you will be prompted to revise the payment amount. If you are unable to make the minimum required payment amount, you will receive directions for completing a Form 433-F Collection Information Statement (PDF) and how to submit it.

If your plan has lapsed through default and is being reinstated, you may incur a reinstatement fee.

To apply as Power of Attorney (POA) for a business, you need:

  • Information to verify your identity
  • If you previously registered for e‐Services, Online Payment Agreement, Get Transcript, or an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN), log in with the same user ID and password. You will need to verify your identity by providing additional information if you have not previously done so.
  • Taxpayer's Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Your Centralized Authorization File (CAF) number
  • Caller ID from the taxpayer's notice or POA's signature date on Form 2848
  • Based on the type of agreement requested, you may also need:
    • Business address of most recently filed tax return
    • Tax form filed or examined
    • Tax period filed or examined
    • Balance due amount

 

Apply/Revise as Business Apply/Revise as Business POA

System Availability

Monday to Friday:
6 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. ET

Saturday:
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET

Sunday:
6 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. ET

The system will only be available during times above; please return to the system during system availability to use the Online Payment Agreement application.