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 IRS.gov/directpay: 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