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Self-service payment plans qualifications

The self-service payment plan is a way to budget payment of your tax bill in 3, 6, 9, or 12 months. As long as the terms and conditions of the plan are met, Revenue will not proceed with collection activities for debt in a payment plan.

Payment Plan Qualifications

You must have:

  • Received a bill (called a Notice of Balance Due) for the amount(s) you want to include in the payment plan.
  • Total tax amount due, including penalties and interest, greater than $100 and less than $100,000.
  • A bank account that allows you to schedule direct debit (ACH debit) payments.
  • No active DOR tax warrants or tax liens.
  • No active payment plans or a payment plan in the past 12 months.
  • Filed actual figures if you received an Estimated Assessment from DOR.
  • No active bankruptcy.
  • A business license in good standing (it cannot have been revoked). (Does not apply to Capital Gains accounts.)
  • No tax avoidance or evasion penalties included in your tax liabilities. (Tax avoidance penalty criteria does not apply to Capital Gains accounts.)
  • No Reseller Permit misuse penalties included in your tax liabilities. (Does not apply to Capital Gains accounts.)

You must agree to:

  • Pay the full amount of the payment plan in 12 months or less.
  • Schedule your first installment payment within 30 days of signing up for the payment plan.
  • Automatic monthly payments via direct debit (ACH debit) from a bank account.
  • Acknowledge that penalties and interest will continue to accrue during the term of the payment plan.
  • File and pay future returns when due using the filing method required for your account.
  • Pay any future tax bills (not included in the payment plan) within five days to avoid default on this plan.

If you enroll in a payment plan and do not meet the terms and conditions of the plan, the payment plan will default and the department may begin enforced collection action.

If you feel you may not be able to meet the terms and conditions, please call 253-661-4279.