NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, reminds those who pay estimated quarterly taxes that the third-quarter federal and state estimated payment for tax year 2012 is coming due . Because the traditional due date of September 15 falls on a Saturday this year, federal and state estimated tax payments are not due until Monday, September 17 .
"People who wait until the last minute can rely on Official Payments to make sure their estimated taxes are officially paid. Just schedule your payment for Monday, September 17 and enjoy the weekend," said Alex P. Hart, President and CEO Official Payments. "In fact, taxpayers can efficiently schedule all of their quarterly payments for the entire tax year by registering on our website at www.OfficialPayments.com."
Official Payments was the first electronic payments company to partner with the IRS and offers more payment options than any other provider. Taxpayers can pay electronically using debit cards, credit cards or other payment options online.
To find out if you are subject to estimated tax payments or to learn more about making estimated tax payments, please contact the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-829-1040 or visit the IRS website at www.irs.gov.About Official Payments Official Payments Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPAY) is a leading provider of electronic payment solutions in the biller direct market. Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, the company provides enhanced electronic payment services that include multiple payment choices, payment channels, and bill payment products and services to over 3,500 clients in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Official Payments serves clients in multiple markets including federal, state, and local governments, educational institutions, and utilities. Consumers may pay federal taxes, state and local taxes, property taxes, and other bills such as utilities and college tuition with credit cards, debit cards, electronic checks and alternative payment methods via online, telephone, point of sale and other channels by visiting www.OfficialPayments.com. Corporate information is available at www.OPAY.OfficialPayments.com. Official Payments is not a tax advisor and does not provide advice on any tax requirements. Use of any information from this announcement or site or any other web site referred to is for general information only and does not represent personal tax advice either expressed or implied. You are encouraged to seek professional tax advice for tax questions and assistance.