Trust PayPal to help you through
tax season

PayPal provides you with options to pay your taxes, including the flexibility to pay over time with PayPal Credit.1

1Subject to credit approval.
Receiving a refund?

Pay your taxes online with PayPal

Go to ACI Payments, Inc.2 or payUSAtax.com3 to get started on your tax payments.

pay USA tax

You are making your PayPal payment on or, approved IRS service providers. A convenience fee will apply. See below.

How it works

File your taxes.

Visit ACI Payments, Inc. or, and follow the prompts to pay your federal taxes.

Pay with PayPal, or choose PayPal Credit as your payment type to get special financing. See terms.

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Handle tax payments over time

With PayPal Credit, enjoy 6 months special financing on tax payments of $99 or more.

Subject to credit approval. See terms.

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Get tax refunds fast

Use Direct Deposit4 to receive your tax refund directly to PayPal up to 2 days5 early.

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A PayPal Balance account is required to use Direct Deposit.

Tax Refund1

Important information about PayPal Credit:

  • Subject to credit approval. The PayPal Credit Account is issued by Synchrony Bank and is available to US customers who are of legal age in their state of residence.
  • No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99.00 or more. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months.
  • A minimum monthly payment is required and may or may not pay off the promotional purchase by the end of the 6-month period.
  • For New Accounts: Variable Purchase APR is 28.49%. The APR is accurate as of 3/1/2023 and will vary with the market based on the Prime Rate (as defined in your credit card agreement). Minimum Interest charge is $2.00. Existing accounts: See your PayPal Credit Account Agreement.

Click here for current PayPal Credit Account Terms and Conditions.

2All payments made to and using PayPal are completed on the ACI Payments, Inc. platform. A convenience fee will apply as charged by ACI Payments, Inc. for using this service. The IRS does not receive any part of this fee. All charges will be listed on your card or bank statement. Your Convenience Fee will be based on the payment method you select. The fee for a debit card transaction is a flat rate of $2.20 and the fee for a credit card transaction is 1.98% (minimum $2.50) of the tax liability amount for PayPal/Venmo, Click to Pay, Pay With Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, STAR, Pulse, NYCE. Additional terms and conditions will apply. See for details.

3All payments made to using PayPal are completed on the WorldPay platform. A WorldPay convenience fee will apply as charged by WorldPay’s service provider, Value Payment Systems, LLC for using this service. The IRS does not receive any part of this fee. All charges will be listed on your card or bank statement. Your Convenience Fee will be based on the payment method you select. The fee amount will be a flat rate of $2.55 for debit or ATM/Debit transactions and 1.96% (minimum of $2.69) of the tax liability payment amount for PayPal, Android Pay, Samsung Pay or Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express personal and business cards. See additional terms and conditions.

4Direct Deposit is subject to the payor's support of this feature. Funds deposited via Direct Deposit will generally be available on the day we receive the funds transfer. You may review activity on your periodic statements or transaction history on, or call Customer Service at 1-888-221-1161 to verify receipt. We reserve the right to accept, reject, or limit transfers via Direct Deposit in our sole discretion. If you wish to cancel Direct Deposits, you must contact your employer. PayPal does not charge any fee to set up or maintain Direct Deposit. Refer to your PayPal User Agreement for complete Direct Deposit details. Once it's set up, Direct Deposit usually takes two (2) pay cycles to begin, but can vary across employers. Please check with your employer for specific timing.

5New Direct Deposit enrollees will be eligible for early access, subject to the terms and conditions. The early access feature will be made available to all eligible Direct Deposit customers in the coming months. Early access can allow a user to access their funds up to 2 days early. Early access to funds depends on when we get payment instructions from the payor (your employer or government agency). When we get funds before the scheduled payment date,your money can be made available up to 2 days sooner than scheduled. Availability and timing can vary based on the payor and when we get payment instructions. Once the funds are received, they will be deposited directly into your PayPal balance.

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