IRS Estimated Tax Payment Online : Payments | Internal Revenue Service

IRS Estimated Tax Payment Online : Payments | Internal Revenue Service

IRS accept full and partial payments, including payments toward a payment plan (including installment agreement). Penalties and interest will continue to grow until you pay the full balance.

Sign In to Pay and See Your Payment History


For individuals only.

  • View the amount you owe, your payment plan details, payment history, and any scheduled or pending payments.
  • Make a same day payment from your bank account for your balance, payment plan, estimated tax, or other types of payments.
Make a Guest Payment from Your Bank Account

For individuals only. No registration required. Schedule payments up to a year in advance.

If you don’t have an existing IRS username or account, have your photo identification ready. More information about identity verification is available on the sign-in page.


Pay by Debit Card, Credit Card or Digital Wallet (e.g., PayPal)

Direct Pay is available during the following hours:

  • Monday to Saturday: Midnight to 11:45 p.m. ET
  • Sunday: 7 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. ET

Other outages may occur, and we’ll let you know whether Direct Pay is available before you start your session. Thanks for your patience.

Please note that Direct Pay availability has no bearing on your due date, so plan ahead to ensure timely payment.

For individuals and businesses (not for payroll tax deposits). Processing fees apply.

For businesses, tax professionals and individuals. Make payments from a bank account. Enrollment required.

  • You can pay online or over the phone (see Payment Processor Contact Information below for phone payments)
  • You can pay using digital wallets such a PayPal and Click to Pay
  • There’s a maximum number of card payments allowed based on your tax type and payment type
  • Employers’ federal tax deposits cannot be paid by card; see how to pay employment taxes
  • For card payments of $100,000 or more special requirements may apply
Need More Time to Pay?

Avoid a penalty by filing and paying your tax by the due date, even if you can’t pay what you owe.

For individuals and businesses: Apply online for a payment plan (including installment agreement) to pay off your balance over time. Fees apply.

EFTPS® offers …

Security you can count on

When making your electronic federal tax payment, using three pieces of identification safeguards your privacy and secures your information. The use of your Taxpayer Identification Number (EIN or SSN), Personal Identification Number (PIN) and Internet Password, along with a secure Internet browser, increases your security.

Convenience at your fingertips

  • Schedule payments up to 365 days in advance.
  • Make your tax payment from home or office, 24/7.
  • Pay your income, employment, estimated and excise federal tax payments.
  • Easily change or cancel scheduled payments.
  • Track your payment with email notifications.
  • View 15 months of payment history
  • Receive help with payments or questions from Customer Service Agents.

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