The IRS uses third party payment processors for payments by debit and credit card. It's safe and secure; your information is used solely to process your payment.

Will Paying by Card or Digital Wallet Work for You?

Fees by Processor

Choose the payment processor below that offers you the best fees for your card type and payment amount.
 

ACI Payments, Inc.

Paying by debit card?
$2.20

 

 
 
 
 
Paying by credit card?
1.98%
Minimum fee $2.50

 

Payments Accepted
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, STAR, Pulse, NYCE; PayPal, Click to Pay; Pay With Cash

 
 

Pay1040

Paying by consumer or personal debit card?
$2.50 or 1.87%
  • $2.50 flat fee for consumer or personal debit card
  • 1.87% for other debit cards
    (minimum fee $2.50)
Paying by credit card?
1.87%
Minimum fee $2.50

 

Payments Accepted
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, STAR, Pulse, NYCE, Accel, AFFN, Cirrus, Interlink, Jeanie, Shazam, Maestro; Click to Pay

 

payUSAtax

Paying by debit card?
$2.55

 

 
 
 
 
Paying by credit card?
1.96%
Minimum fee $2.69

 

Payments Accepted
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, STAR, Pulse, NYCE, Accel; PayPal, Click to Pay

 
 
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  ACI Payments, Inc. Pay1040 payUSAtax
Payment Amount Debit Fee Credit Fee Debit Fee* Credit Fee Debit Fee Credit Fee
$50 $2.20 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.55 $2.69
$100 $2.20 $2.50 $2.50 $2.50 $2.55 $2.69
$250 $2.20 $4.95 $2.50 $4.68 $2.55 $4.90
$1000 $2.20 $19.80 $2.50 $18.70 $2.55 $19.60
$2,500 $2.20 $49.50 $2.50 $46.75 $2.55 $49.00
$10,000 $2.20 $198.00 $2.50 $187.00 $2.55 $196.00

*Example fee amounts in this column ("Debit fee" for Pay1040) are for consumer or personal debit cards. For all other debit cards, see the amounts in the "Credit Fee" column under Pay1040.

  • No part of the card service fee goes to IRS.
  • You don’t need to send in a voucher if you pay by card.
  • Card processing fees are tax deductible for business taxes.
  • You must contact the card processor to cancel a card payment.
  • IRS will refund any overpayment unless you owe a debt on your account.
  • Your card statement will list your payment as “United States Treasury Tax Payment” and your fee as “Tax Payment Convenience Fee” or something similar.
  • Federal tax lien releases can take up to 30 days after we receive full payment; liens may remain for other individuals who haven’t fully paid their portion.
  • When you pay while electronically filing your taxes, different card fees apply.
ACI Payments, Inc.
fed.acipayonline.com
 
Payment: 888-272-9829
Live Operator: 877-754-4420
Service: 877-754-4413
 
International Non Toll-Free
Payment: 334-521-3842
Pay1040
www.pay1040.com
 
Payment: 888-729-1040
Service: 888-658-5465
 
 
International Non Toll-Free
Live Operator: 501-748-8507

payUSAtax
www.payusatax.com
 
Payment: 844-729-8298
Live Operator: 855-508-0159
Service: 844-825-8729
 
International Non Toll-Free
Payment: 615-550-1491
Live Operator: 615-942-1141
Service: 615-550-1492

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