If you cannot pay your balance immediately or within 120 days, you can qualify for a monthly payment (including staggered payment). To request a payment plan, use the OPA app, fill out Form 9465, request a PDF payment agreement and send it to us, or call the phone numbers below. A payment schedule allows you to make a certain number of monthly payments over time. The IRS offers various monthly payment options: Electronic payment is a convenient way to pay your federal taxes online, over the phone for the Federal Tax Electronic Payment System (EFTPS) or payments by card or mobile device. You`ll find electronic payment options on our payment page and on the IRS2GO app. If you pay electronically, you can plan your payment in advance. You will receive immediate confirmation after submitting your payment. Direct Pay and EFTPS allow you to log in to receive email notifications about your payments. The IRS uses the latest encryption technology that makes electronic payments safe and secure. It is fast, simple and much faster than sending in a check or payment order.
If the total amount you owe does not exceed $50,000 (including all the amounts you owe beforehand), you do not have to submit Form 9465. You can apply for an online payment contract for a reduced fee. For more information, see the online application of a payment contract and other payment plans. Note: Installation costs may be higher if you request a payment plan by phone, post or in person. More information about other payment options and fees. You can access your information on your federal tax account through a secure registration with irs.gov/account. You can view the amount you owe, as well as your balance details, view your payment history, access the transcript to download or print your tax documents, and view important information from your tax return for the current year in the form originally filed. In addition, you can pay with your bank account or a debit or credit card or apply for an online payment contract if you need more time to pay. If you are bankrupt or have accepted your offer of compromise, do not submit this form. Instead, call 800-829-1040 to get your local insolvency function irs number for bankruptcy or technical support function for a compromise offer.
Setting up a payment plan with the IRS is quite simple. Either you or your tax specialist can arrange an IRS tempered contract to settle your tax debt in small, more manageable steps. In line 11a, enter the amount you can pay each month.