Taxpayers Who Owe Taxes Have Multiple Options

There are several easy options to pay taxes electronically. Those unable to pay on time, there are a variety of ways to take care of a tax liability.

Tax filing deadline is April 17. Taxpayers who owe taxes can choose:

  • Electronic Funds Withdrawal: allows taxpayer to e-file and pay from their bank account.
  • Direct Pay, available at allows taxpayers to securely pay their taxes directly from checking or savings accounts without any fees. Can schedule payments up to 30 days in advance.
  • Credit or Debit card: pay online, by phone or with a mobile device.
  • IRS2Go app is free: taxpayers make a payment with Direct Pay for free or by debit or credit card
  • Cash: taxpayers paying with cash can use the PayNearMe option. Payments are limited to $1,000 per day, $3.99 fee applies to each payment.
  • Same Day Wire Payments.

Taxpayers must file their 2017 tax return by April 17, 2018 or request a six-month extension.

Taxpayers who owe, but cannot pay the balance in full, do have options:

  • Payment plans
  • Installment Agreements
  • Offer in Compromise