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What If I Owe Money to the IRS?

Ten Tips for Taxpayers Who Owe Money to the IRS While the majority of Americans get a tax refund from the Internal Revenue Service each year, there are many taxpayers who owe and some who can’t pay the tax all at once. The IRS has a number...

Four Ways to Pay Your Federal Income Tax

payments by check, money order, credit card, or payroll deduction installment agreement has increased to $120 (from $105). If you can pay the full amount you owe within 120 days, call 1-800-829-1040 to establish your request to pay in full...

How do I pay the amount I owe?

payment processor (Value Payment Systems) to make paying your Federal balance that much easier, directly through your account! During the e-file process, select "Credit or Debit Card" when asked how you would like to pay your Federal...

Military Pay Exclusion - Combat Zone Service

to a combat zone or you qualify for hostile fire/imminent danger pay while in a combat zone. Service in a combat zone includes any periods you are absent from duty because of sickness, wounds, or leave. If, as a result of serving in a combat zone...

Who must pay estimated taxes?

If you had a tax liability for the previous tax year, you may have to pay estimated tax for the current tax year. General Rule You must pay estimated tax for the current tax year if both of the following apply. You expect to owe at least...

Can I pay my Federal Balance Due with a Credit Card?

It is possible to pay your tax due by credit card by contacting one of several IRS authorized third party companies. The IRS has several trusted companies that they have approved to process tax payments for them. Each company has their own...

Is there any way I can pay for my e-file without using a credit card?

TaxSlayer requires you to pay for your e-file by debit/credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover); however, we do offer an alternative if you are expecting a refund on your federal return. If you are expecting......

Who can I pay medical expenses for using funds from my HSA or MSA?

Qualified medical expenses are those expenses that would generally qualify for the medical and dental expenses deduction. These are explained in Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses . However, even though non-prescription medicines (other than insulin) do not qu...

What is a Form 1099-C? Cancellation of Debt (View a sample form)

A 1099-C is received when you have a debt (home, credit card, student loan, etc.) cancelled. This happens when you receive money initially but are not required to pay all or an amount back to the borrower. Because you are not paying...

Everything You Need to Know About Making Federal Tax Payments

or debit card. 4. Electronic payment options provide an alternative to checks or money orders. You can pay taxes or user fees 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visit the IRS website at www.irs.gov and search e-pay, or refer to Publication 3611...