Use this secure service to pay your individual tax bill or estimated tax payment directly from your checking or savings account at no additional cost to you. You'll receive instant confirmation that your payment has been submitted. Bank account information is not retained in IRS systems after payments are made.

If you have already made a payment through Direct Pay you can use the Look Up a Payment feature to view your payment details and status. You can modify or cancel your payment there until 2 business days before your payment date.

Availability notice: Direct Pay will be unavailable for short maintenance periods daily between 11:45 p.m. and midnight Eastern time. Saturday's outage will extend through 7 a.m. Eastern time on Sunday. Thank you for your patience while we perform this required maintenance.

Important: IRS Direct Pay availability has no bearing on your due date. Plan ahead to ensure timely payment.

Just 5 easy steps to make a payment:
Provide your tax information
Verify your identity
Enter your payment information
Review and electronically sign the transaction
Print or record your online confirmation number


You are using an Official United States Government System, which may be used only for authorized purposes. Unauthorized modification of any information stored on this system may result in criminal prosecution. The Government may monitor and audit the usage of this system, and all persons are hereby notified that the use of this system constitutes consent to such monitoring and auditing. Unauthorized attempts to upload information and/or change information on this website are strictly prohibited and are subject to prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and Title 18 U.S.C. Sec. 1001 and 1030.