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Instructions to make a Federal IRS estimated tax payment

  1. Click here or go to the IRS website at
  2. Under “Pay Your Taxes Now”, choose “Bank Account (Direct Pay)” or “Debit Card or Credit Card”.  Please note there is a fee for paying your taxes with a debit or credit card.
  3. Click “Make a Payment”
  4. In the “Reason for Payment” box, click the drop down arrow and choose “Estimated Tax”
  5. The “Apply Payment To” box defaults to 1040ES (for 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ)
  6. In the “Tax Period for Payment” box, choose 2021
  7. Click Continue
  8. Confirm Continue
  9. Follow screens, filling in required information to make the payment.

Instructions to make a New York State estimated tax payment:

  1. Click here or go to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website at
  2. You will need to create an online clicking the “Online Services” link.
  3. Follow the steps provided to make a payment.

These instructions are for a one-time payment or you can schedule all future payments at once.

Department of Revenue/Taxation Websites by State


New York: (see above)

North Carolina:

South Carolina:

South Dakota:


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