Pay Taxes Online

We have found that the best way to make payments to the IRS and states, for personal Form 1040 amounts due with returns or estimated tax payments, is through their online system. The payments are completely traceable and it is then much easier to remember all that you paid, when preparing your return in April. Below are the links to the federal system and the states we find most popular. We encourage you to sign up on these sites now so you can make the necessary payments when the time comes. These cannot be used without prior registration.

Governmental AgencyWebsite to Make PaymentsWebsite To Retrieve Payment History
Federal - IRS/US TreasuryRegistration Required (may take up to 7 days)https://www.eftps.com/eftps/enrollment/new-enrollment-flow?execution=e1s1

Registration NOT Required:
http://www.irs.gov/Payments/Direct-Pay(Be sure to retain a print out confirming all payments paid at the time of payment. These cannot be retrieved later.)

If previously registered for EFTPS: https://www.eftps.com/eftps/login/loginInitial

If not registered anywhere, retrieve payments at https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript and click Request Online

Arizonahttps://www.aztaxes.gov/default.aspx?target=MakePaymenthttps://www.aztaxes.gov/default.aspx?target=MakePayment
Californiahttps://www.ftb.ca.gov/pay/index.htmlhttps://www.ftb.ca.gov/pay/index.html
Coloradohttps://www.colorado.gov/revenueonline/_/#4https://www.colorado.gov/revenueonline/_/#4
Illinoishttps://www.revenue.state.il.us/app/eftiit/https://mytax.illinois.gov/_/#1
Indianahttps://secure.in.gov/apps/dor/dor_epay/start.htmhttps://secure.in.gov/apps/dor/dor_epay/start.htm
Kentuckyhttps://epayment.ky.gov/EPAYhttps://epayment.ky.gov/EPAY
New Yorkhttp://www.tax.ny.gov/online/ind.htmhttps://www.tax.ny.gov/e-services/acvw/pit-payments.htm
Wisconsinhttps://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/OnlineServices/home.aspxhttps://www.revenue.wi.gov/Pages/OnlineServices/home.aspx