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Online Payment Options - Installment Agreement

You can make monthly payments through an installment agreement if you're not financially able to pay your tax debt immediately. Apply for an installment agreement •Apply online if you owe $50,000 or less in combined individual income tax, penalties and interest. Go to http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Online-Payment-Agreement-Application to apply for a payment agreement with the IRS. Fees for setting up an installment agreement: •$52 for a direct debit agreement; •$105 for a standard agreement or payroll deduction agreement; or •$43 if your income is below a certain level.

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