IRS Payment Options
18 March, 2015 -
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(March 18, 2015) The Internal Revenue Service has reminded taxpayers that it’s possible to pay their taxes electronically. Taxpayers who owe taxes can now choose among several e-pay options. Available payment options include:
- Direct Pay: The newest and easiest option, this free online tool allows individuals to pay their income tax directly from checking or savings accounts without any fees or pre-registration. The tool is available round the clock. Any taxpayer who uses the tool receives instant confirmation that their payment was submitted.
- Electronic Federal Tax Payment System: This free service gives taxpayers a safe and convenient way to pay individual and business taxes by phone or online. To enroll or for more information, call 800-316-6541 or visit www.eftps.gov.
- Electronic funds withdrawal: E-file and e-pay in a single step.
- Credit or debit card: Both paper and electronic filers can pay their taxes by phone or online through any of several authorized credit and debit card processors. Though the IRS does not charge a fee for this service, the card processors do.
Taxpayers who choose to pay by check or money order should make the payment out to the “United States Treasury”. Also, print on the front of the check or money order: “2014 Form 1040”; name; address; daytime phone number; and Social Security number.
To help insure that the payment is credited promptly, also enclose a Form 1040-V payment voucher.
More information is available at Electronic-Payment-Options-Home-Page