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(Update: Filing extended to 7/15) IRS extends payment deadline 90 days

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Update 3/23/20: In case you missed it, the IRS has also extended the deadline to file. You now have until July 15, 2020 to file and pay 2019 taxes. This applies to all individual returns, trusts, and corporations and is automatic and also includes estimated tax payments for tax year 2020 that were due on April 15, 2020. Penalties and interest begin to accrue on July 16, 2020. Keep in mind that this does not affect…

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Pay taxes via credit card 2020 edition

My guess is that you don’t like paying taxes.  I don’t blame you.  Fortunately, there is a silver lining.  Paying taxes via credit card can be quite rewarding. The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees. For example, if you’ve signed up recently for a card that requires large spend to get a big welcome bonus, paying taxes via credit card can be the solution. Here’s everything you…

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Pay taxes via credit card, 2019 edition

A new version of this post has been published. Please go here for the latest: Complete guide to paying taxes via credit card, debit card, or gift card. Preparing taxes is no fun. No fun at all. But paying taxes doesn’t have to be painful. In fact, it can be quite rewarding to pay taxes via credit card. The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees. Here’s what you…

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Earn 5X paying estimated taxes? (reminder: Q2 estimated taxes due 6/15)

This is just a quick reminder that second quarter estimated taxes are due in a couple of days.  And for those who haven’t yet maxed out their Chase Freedom 5X spend this quarter, it should be possible to pay your taxes with your Freedom card via Paypal in order to earn 5X rewards.  Specifically, PayUSATax.com advertises that they accept checkout via Paypal.  There is a 1.97% fee, but you gain much more than that in…

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Pay taxes via credit card, 2018 edition

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A new version of this post has been published. Please go here for the latest: . Preparing taxes is no fun. No fun at all. But paying taxes doesn’t have to be painful. In fact, it can be quite rewarding to pay taxes via credit card. The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees. Here’s what you need to know… Pay taxes via credit card: Background Here is…

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Pay estimated taxes via credit card (due 9/15)

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Up to date information about paying taxes by credit card can be found here: . Third quarter estimated taxes are due this Friday, September 15th.  You probably don’t like paying taxes, but… paying federal taxes can be quite rewarding.  The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset associated fees. Even if you don’t owe estimated taxes, you might want to consider paying some if you need help meeting minimum spend requirements…

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Last call to pay 2016 taxes via credit card

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Today is the last day to pay your 2016 taxes and first quarter 2017 estimated taxes.  Did you know that you can pay those taxes for a reasonable fee?  Details can be found in our , but here are the basics: You can pay with a credit card for as little as 1.87% through Pay1040.com.  Or, pay with a debit card (including most Visa and MasterCard gift cards) for as little as $2.25 per transaction…

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Plastiq for taxes deadline tonight at 11:59pm Eastern

  For those readers interested in paying federal income taxes via Plastiq, this is a quick reminder that there are less than two hours left to do so. Plastiq’s deadline for on-time payment of federal income taxes is tonight, April 9th, at 11:59pm Eastern time. As some readers may have taken part in the recent Plastiq referral promotion, this could be a good way to use your fee-free dollar credits. For more information on using Plastiq…

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Complete guide to paying taxes via credit card, 2017 edition

pay federal taxes with a credit card

Preparing taxes is no fun.  No fun at all.  But paying taxes doesn’t have to be painful.  In fact, paying federal taxes can be quite rewarding.  The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees.  Here’s what you need to know… Background Here is some key information you’ll need to know about paying taxes with credit or debit cards: Credit card fee 1.87% to 1.99%: The IRS maintains a…

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