Using Direct Pay allows the government to withdraw the money from either your checking or savings account at no cost to you. The system also gives you a instant confirmation that the tax payment has been submitted.
One additional benefit for extension filers: choose ‘Extension’ as the reason for the payment your return will be automatically extended – no need to file Form 4868.
It only takes 5 steps to use Direct Pay.
Provide your tax information
Verify your identity
Enter your payment information
Review and electronically sign the transaction
Print or record your online confirmation number
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