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The Iowa Department of Revenue has retained Official Payments Corporation to offer individuals and businesses the opportunity to pay certain taxes and fees by credit or debit card over the Internet or by telephone. This service is safe, reliable, and in accordance with all state and government regulations.

Qualifying Taxes and Debts
Internet Links
Pay by Telephone
Additional Fee Charged

Credit / Debit Cards Accepted
Information You Need to Pay
How the System Works
FAQs from Official Payments Corporation 

Pay the Following:
  • Iowa individual income tax due from line 75 of your Iowa 1040
  • Iowa estimated individual income tax payments
  • Delinquent tax debt if you received a billing from the Iowa Department of Revenue (sales, withholding, individual income taxes)
  • Sales, retailer's use, consumer's use, and withholding taxes

Fees for Paying by Credit/Debit Card

Credit Cards

When paying by credit card, Official Payments charges a 2.45% convenience fee for each payment transaction, with a minimum fee of $3.95. This fee will be charged to the card being used.

Credit Cards Accepted:


Debit Card

Convenience fees for debit card payments start at $3.95 per transaction.

Debit Card Accepted:

The Iowa Department of Revenue does not receive or charge any fees for payments.


You will be asked to enter information such as:

  • The type of tax or fee
  • A bill or invoice number
  • Your card information
  • The amount of the current tax payment or billed delinquent payment
  • Your Social Security Number, business permit number, or federal identification number
  • If paying by telephone, enter a valid Iowa ZIP Code or Jurisdiction Code when prompted (enter 2500 for current tax payments or 2502 for billed delinquent payments)

The system will:

  • Tell you the total of your payment including the appropriate fee
  • Obtain approval of the charge
  • Issue an onscreen confirmation number and a printable digital receipt
  • Send a confirmation email to users who request it
  • Separate the charges on your card statement: the tax amount on one line, the convenience fee amount on a separate line

To pay by Internet:

The following links take you to Official Payments Corp. for current tax payments and the website for delinquent tax and court debt. Please be sure you choose the appropriate link for your payment type. A large number of errors occur when payments are made using an incorrect link.

Use the links in the column below
to make payments of current tax due 


Use the links in the column below
to make payments of billed delinquent payments
(Use links from this column only if you received a billing
from the Iowa Department of Revenue)

Iowa individual income tax “total amount due” as shown on the IA 1040Delinquent Court Debt
Withholding TaxDelinquent Income Tax Debt
Income Estimated PaymentsDelinquent Sales and Use Tax Debt
Sales, Retailer's Use, Consumer's Use TaxesDelinquent Withholding

To Pay by Telephone:

Billed Delinquent Payments:

Call the toll-free number: 1-866-243-1383

Current Tax Payments:

Call the toll-free number: 1-800-2PAY-TAX (800-272-9829)