Installment agreement fee.
This section applies to installment agreements under section 6159 of the Internal Revenue Code.
The fee for entering into an installment agreement before January 1, 2007, is $43. The fee for entering into an installment agreement on or after January 1, 2007, is $105, except that:
The fee is $52 when the taxpayer pays by way of a direct debit from the taxpayer's bank account; and
Notwithstanding the method of payment, the fee is $43 if the taxpayer is a low-income taxpayer, that is, an individual who falls at or below 250% of the dollar criteria established by the poverty guidelines updated annually in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under authority of section 673(2) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (95 Stat. 357, 511), or such other measure that is adopted by the Secretary.
(c) Person liable for fee.
The person liable for the installment agreement fee is the taxpayer entering into an installment agreement.
(d) Effective/applicability date.
This section is applicable beginning March 16, 1995, except that the user fee for entering into installment agreements on or after January 1, 2007, is applicable January 1, 2007.
[T.D. 8589, 60 FR 8299, Feb. 14, 1995, as amended by T.D. 9306, 71 FR 78075, Dec. 28, 2006; T.D. 9503, 75 FR 60320, Sept. 30, 2010]