Paying IRS & CA Electronically 

To pay the IRS electronically go to:

https://directpay.irs.gov/directpay/payment?execution=e2s1

To pay the California FTB electronically go to:

https://webapp.ftb.ca.gov/webpay/login/login?Submit=Use+Web+Pay+personal

 

Below are detailed instructions on how to pay electronically (detailed instructions not available on mobile device).

To pay the IRS electronically go to:

https://directpay.irs.gov/directpay/payment?execution=e2s1

1.  Select Reason - most common are Estimated Tax & Balance Due (with return)

2.  Apply payment to - 1040ES (estimated tax) & Income Tax - Form 1040 (bal. due)

3.  Select the tax year that you would like to pay

Below is an example of how to pay an estimated tax payment:

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Below is an example of how to pay the balance due with your Federal return

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4. Click continue, you will then be taken to this page:

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5. Enter payment information on the next page.  This page and the remaining pages I believe should be self-explanatory.

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Paying the California Franchise Tax Board

To pay the California FTB electronically go to:

https://webapp.ftb.ca.gov/webpay/login/login?Submit=Use+Web+Pay+personal

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Enter Name & Address Information:

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Select Payment Type - most commonly estimated tax payment (as shown below) or Tax Return Payment (when paying balance due with return)

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Enter Payment Information on the next screen

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