How do you pay your IRS tax bill?

How do I pay now?

Use a safe and convenient electronic payment option or send your payment. Pay by:
•Debit or credit card
•Electronic funds transfer
•Check or money order

What if I can’t pay now?

Learn about IRS programs designed to help you meet your tax obligations without causing additional hardship:
•Installment Agreement
-Allows you to pay your taxes over time, if you qualify.
•Offer in Compromise
-Allows you to settle for less than you actually owe, if you meet strict requirements.

What if I don’t pay?
The IRS is legally required to take certain steps to collect your balance due account.
•Your refund can be used to offset your bill.
•A federal tax lien can be filed against your property.
•Your salary/accounts can be seized through a tax levy.
•You can be served a summons to provide information.

Review the IRS Collection Process to learn about these actions and your rights.


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