NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, announced today that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended its relationship with the company’s OfficialPayments.com online bill payment service/portal OfficialPayments.com. It is the longest tenured service provider for the IRS and has processed $14 billion in IRS tax payments since 2000.
Through OfficialPayments.com, users have a quick, easy and reliable way to view, manage and pay their federal, state and local taxes. As more people embrace online and mobile for paying bills, OfficialPayments.com provides them convenient options. In fact, more than 75 percent (77%) of IRS electronic payments made through OfficialPayments.com are made online or via a mobile browser. This equates to a more than 600 percent increase in IRS payments made on a mobile device.
“We are very excited to continue our relationship with the IRS; this marks the third consecutive time that the IRS has awarded us a 5-year RFP, which validates the flexibility, scalability and overall power of OfficialPayments.com,” said Carolyn Homberger, group president, ACI Worldwide. “Tax payers have utilized our bill payment solution for more than 20 years because it’s quick, easy, reliable and, above all else, secure.”
Bill payments that can be made through ACI’s OfficialPayments.com website include the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 23 state governments, the District of Columbia, more than 3,000 local municipalities and counties across all 50 states, 350 colleges and universities, and 450 utility companies. Consumers can pay federal, state and local property taxes and other bills such as utilities and college tuition with credit cards, debit cards, electronic checks and alternative payment methods via mobile, online (www.OfficialPayments.com), telephone, point of sale and other channels.
About ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,600 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions for more than 300 of the leading global retailers, and 18 of the world’s 20 largest banks. Through our comprehensive suite of software products and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payment processing; card and merchant management; online banking; mobile, branch and voice banking; fraud detection; trade finance; and electronic bill presentment and payment. To learn more about ACI, please visit www.aciworldwide.com. You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.
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