Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
February 5, 2023

Paying Taxes Now as Convenient as 7-11

I'm somewhat nonplussed by this:

In a program aimed at individual taxpayers who lack checking accounts or credit cards, the IRS has unveiled a partnership with retail stores (currently only 7-Eleven) to allow these taxpayers to pay their federal tax bill in cash (IR-2016-56). Called PayNearMe, taxpayers can pay up to $1,000 a day at over 7,000 participating stores for a $3.99 fee. The IRS says that many of the stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

I don't necessarily recommend walking around with $1,000 in cash to pay your taxes but whatever works. Plus: Slurpee!

[JofA]

Latest Accounting Jobs--Apply Now:

There are currently no vacancies.

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Comments are closed.

Related articles

Now That Six Years of His Tax Returns Are Public, Here Are Four Words That Describe Donald Trump the Businessman

From the Los Angeles Times today: During the years in which Trump battled disclosure, much of the information he sought to keep secret about his pre-presidential finances became public anyway, largely from a 2020 New York Times investigation. The picture that emerged showed that for all Trump’s claims to be a great businessman, his core businesses […]

Interested in Interest Rates? The IRS Has Something For You

The Fed isn’t the only one raising interest rates these days. The IRS did too—and it has now for four consecutive quarters, including the first quarter of next year. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2023, the rate for overpayments and underpayments will be 7% per year, compounded daily, for individuals, up from 6% in Q4 of […]