How to Cancel Your Scheduled IRS Tax Payments

It’s actually very easy to cancel your tax payments by calling the IRS’ automated line.

No waits and it takes about 5 minutes to complete! The number is 1.888.353.4537

You’ll Need the Following to Cancel Your IRS Payment:

  • The primary taxpayer’s SSN
  • The amount of the tax payment that’s scheduled to be debited
  • The bank account number that the payment is scheduled to be debited from

Once you call the automated line to cancel your tax payment(s), you’ll go through a series of prompts, entering in the information above. Once you get to the end and the payment is officially cancelled, you’ll receive a confirmation number – make sure to write this down.


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This post is to be used for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal, business, or tax advice. Each person should consult his or her own attorney, business advisor, or tax advisor with respect to matters referenced in this post. Countless assumes no liability for actions taken in reliance upon the information contained herein.

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