Canceling a Direct Debit on a Tax Return
Once your return is accepted, the payment amount or date cannot be changed. Here is the option of what to do. Call IRS at 888-353-4537 to inquire to cancel your payment or report problems such as bank closures. Important: wait 7-10 days after your return was accepted before calling. Customer service is available 24/7.
Cancellation requests must be received no later than 11:59 pm (ET) two business days prior to the scheduled date. Late? Call 888-353-4538.
Important: in the event, your financial institution is unable to process your payment request only you will be responsible for making other payment arrangements. Any penalties and interest will apply.