2016 Form 1040EZ—Line 14
Pay by Card. To pay by debit or credit card, go to
Reasons Your Direct Deposit Request Will Be
payments. There is a convenience fee charged by these
If any of the following apply, your direct deposit request will be
Electronic Fund Withdraw. Electronic Fund Withdraw
rejected and a check will be sent instead.
(EFW) is an integrated e-file/e-pay option offered when filing
You are asking to have a joint refund deposited to an individ-
your federal taxes electronically using tax preparation soft-
ual account, and your financial institution(s) won't allow this.
ware, through a tax professional or the IRS at
The IRS isn't responsible if a financial institution rejects a di-
Online Payment Agreement. If you cannot pay in full by
The name on your account doesn't match the name on the
the due date of your tax return, you can apply for an online
refund, and your financial institution(s) won't allow a refund
monthly installment agreement at IRS.gov/payments. Once
to be deposited unless the name on the refund matches the
you complete the online process, you will receive immediate
name on the account.
notification of whether your agreement has been approved.
Three direct deposits of tax refunds have already been
There is a fee to set up an installment agreement.
made to the same account or prepaid debit card.
IRS2Go. IRS2Go is the mobile application of the IRS; you
You haven't given a valid account number.
can access Direct Pay or Pay By Card by downloading the
You file your 2016 return after November 30, 2017.
Any numbers or letters on lines 13b through 13d are
crossed out or whited out.
Pay by Phone
The IRS isn't responsible for a lost refund if you enter
Paying by phone is another safe and secure method of paying
the wrong account information. Check with your finan-
electronically. Use one of the following methods.
cial institution to get the correct routing and account
Debit or credit card. Call one of our service providers. Each
numbers and to make sure your direct deposit will be accepted.
charges a fee that varies by provider, card type, and payment
Amount You Owe
To avoid interest and penalties, pay your taxes in full by
April 18, 2017. You do not have to pay if line 14 is un-
WorldPay US, Inc.
Include any estimated penalty for not paying enough tax dur-
ing the year (explained later) in the amount you enter on line 14.
Do not include any estimated tax payments for 2017 in this pay-
ment. Instead, make the estimated tax payment separately.
Official Payments Corporation
Bad check or payment. The penalty for writing a bad check to
the IRS is $25 or 2% of the check, whichever is more. However,
if the amount of the check is less than $25, the penalty equals
the amount of the check. This penalty also applies to other forms
Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). To use
of payment if the IRS doesn't receive the funds. See Tax Topic
EFTPS, you must be enrolled. You can enroll online or have an
206 at IRS.gov/taxtopics.
enrollment form mailed to you. To make a payment using
Line 14, Amount You Owe
EFTPS, call 1-800-555-4477 (English) or 1-800-244-4829 (Es-
pañol). People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech
IRS e-file offers several payment options.
disability and who have access to TTY/TDD equipment can call
You can pay online, by phone, mobile de-
1-800-733-4829. For more information about EFTPS, go to
vice, cash (maximum $1,000 per day and per transaction),
check, or money order. Visit
for payment op-
Pay by Mobile Device
To pay through your mobile device, download the IRS2Go appli-
IRS offers an electronic payment option that is right for you. Pay-
Pay with Cash
ing online is convenient and secure and helps make sure we get
your payments on time. To pay your taxes online or for more in-
Cash is a new in-person payment option for individuals provided
formation, go to IRS.gov/payments. You can pay using any of
through retail partners with a maximum of $1,000 per day per
the following methods.
transaction. To make a cash payment, you must first register on-
IRS Direct Pay. For online transfers directly from your
line at /fed, our Official Payment pro-
checking or savings account at no cost to you, go to
Instructions for Form 1040EZ