Official Payments Assists Tax Professionals

                 Official Payments Assists Tax Professionals

PR Newswire

NORCROSS, Ga., April 1, 2013

NORCROSS, Ga., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments, a leading
provider of electronic payment solutions, offers tax professionals an easy way
to help their clients pay federal, state and local tax obligations via credit
card, debit card or electronic check. Taxpayers can simply log onto, create an online account, and use the service to pay
a variety of taxes, including personal income taxes, estimated quarterly taxes
and business taxes.

"We want to make it easy for tax professionals to let their clients know that
they can pay their federal, state and local tax obligations online, over the
phone or via their mobile devices," said Alex P. Hart, President and CEO of
Official Payments. "Marketing tools, such as logos, web banners/buttons and
print materials, are available to help tax preparers and advisors communicate
these convenient payment options to their clients."

By using credit cards to pay bills, taxpayers can better manage their cash
flow and, if their card programs qualify, can even earn valuable reward points
that may be used for merchandise, travel and dining, business purchases or
employee recognition programs.

Official Payments was the first electronic payment provider to be selected by
the Internal Revenue Service and has been processing federal tax payments
since 1999. Tax professionals and their clients can rest assured that Official
Payments makes paying taxes fast, easy, and secure. To learn more, go to and click on the Tax Professionals link at the bottom
of the home page.

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
(, 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.

Taxpayers are responsible for determining any changes or updates to tax

SOURCE Official Payments

Contact: John Orr,, (302) 655-1552
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