Commonwealth of Virginia Extend with Official Payments

Monday 25 October 2004 18:32 CET | News

Official Payments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tier Technologies, has signed a two year contract extension with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Taxation, to allow Virginia individuals and businesses to pay a variety of taxes electronically by visiting, or by calling 1-800-2PAY-TAX.

This extension enables Virginia taxpayers to pay individual income and estimated taxes, notice of assessments and business bills by using a VISA, American Express, Discover or MasterCard via the Internet or telephone through September 2006. Official Payments Corp. has been providing this service to the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2001. Official Payments provides electronic payment services for the Internal Revenue Service, 24 states, the District of Columbia and more than 1,500 local government clients nationwide. Official Payments principal business is processing electronic payments on behalf of government entities via its Web site,, and its toll-free telephone number, 1-800-2PAY-TAX. Official Payments charges citizens a convenience fee for the service. Citizens using credit or debit cards with bonus rewards programs may, depending on their cards program, earn reward points, airline frequent flyer miles or cash back for paying their taxes and fees.

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