Do you have payment vouchers to pay your 2020 estimated taxes, but you would prefer to do it electronically online? Here is how to do it:
Federal Direct Pay
1.) Click the blue “Make a Payment” button.
2.) On the next page:
Reason = “Estimated Tax”
Apply Payment to = “1040” assuming it’s your personal return
Tax Period = “2021”
3.) Verify your information from a past tax year. Keep in mind the address may be different from your current address if you moved since the return year used for verification. Use the exact address as shown on your tax return verification year, or you may receive an error message.
1.) Click the “Not Using a Letter ID link.
2.) On the next page: Type of Taxpayer = Individual. Type of Tax = Individual Income Tax. Enter your social security number and if married, your spouse’s social security number.
3.) On the following page, the type of payment = Estimate. Time period = 12-31-2021.
Print/save copies of each for your tax file.