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When to Pay

You cannot make same-day payment on Pay.gov. To avoid being late:

Bank Holidays

Date Range

The agency being paid may have a range of dates during which your payment is allowed. The date range will be shown on the agency form. You cannot select or enter a date outside the range.

Payment cut-off times

Tip: Payments started before the daily cut-off time but completed after will be late if the payment is due the following business day.

Checking and Savings — 8:55 PM ET

When you enter a payment date (Payment Information page) and the cutoff time has passed you will be prompted to enter a new date.

Credit and Debit Cards — 11:59 PM ET

Amazon Pay — 11:59 PM ET

PayPal — 11:59 PM ET