How to pay tax liability
There are various options for paying your U.S. taxes.
• EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System).
This is only available if you have a U.S. bank account.
• Federal Tax Collection Service (same-day wire transfer).
If you do not have a U.S. bank account, ask if your financial institution has a U.S. affiliate
that can help you make same-day wire transfers. For more information on this option, refer
to the Foreign Electronic Payments website.
• Check or money order.
To pay by check or money order, make your check or money order payable to the "United
States Treasury" for the full amount due. Do not send cash. Do not attach the payment to
• Credit or debit card.
This option is useful if you do not have a U.S. bank account. Refer to the Pay Your Taxes
by Debit or Credit Card website with details regarding this process and fees.