NORCROSS, Ga., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, reminds those who pay federal estimated quarterly taxes that the first-quarter payment for tax year 2013 is due Monday, April 15, 2013. "Currently, over 10 million Americans pay estimated taxes because they have investment income or are an owner of a business or partnership," said Alex P. Hart, President and CEO of Official Payments. "All these taxpayers need to do is to go to www.OfficialPayments.com/fed to pay online. And since we process payments the same day, taxpayers can rest assured, knowing that their estimated taxes have been officially paid through Official Payments." Official Payments accepts a variety of payment methods, including Visa, American Express, Discover and MasterCard debit and credit cards and Bill Me Later. To find out if you are subject to federal estimated tax payments, or to learn more about making federal 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) provides turnkey electronic payment solutions for the IRS, 23 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and over 3,000 clients across all 50 states. Official Payments' solutions enable government agencies, educational institutions, utility companies and charitable organizations to seamlessly accept secure, convenient payments by credit card, debit card and electronic check via mobile, web ( www.OfficialPayments.com), telephone and point of sale. Official Payments is not a tax advisor and does not provide advice on any tax requirements. Use of any information from this announcement 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.