DEAL: Make Money by Paying Your Taxes with

I hope all WCM readers did fantastic tax planning throughout the year and either owe nothing or are due a small tax refund.  But in case you are in the unfortunate position of owing Uncle Sam a check, this deal will help lessen the burn. allows you to pay for many things with a credit card.  See the WCM review of here.  From now until 5 pm P.T. 4/18/2016, Plastiq is allowing customers to pay their federal or state taxes for a reduced fee of 1.75% when you pay with a Mastercard.  Here is how you can make money by paying your taxes using Plastiq:

  1. Apply for the Citi Doublecash Mastercard which gives you unlimited 2% cashback on all purchases - 1% when you buy and 1% when you pay your bill.
  2. Pay for your tax bill via with your Citi Doublecash card before 5 pm P.T. 4/18/2016.


Say you owe the government $1,000 in taxes, you pay via with your Citi Doublecash card.  The total charge on your card will be $1,017.50 ($1,000 + $17.50 Plastiq fee).  You will subsequently earn $20.35 cashback (2% of $1,017.50), effectively making $2.85 ($20.35 - $17.50) by paying your taxes via

Sounds good?  

Sign up via this LINK for $200 Fee-free Dollars (FFD) to get you started.

Future Proof, MD

Dr. Bo Liu is an aspiring radiologist-in-training and the founder and editor of the White Coat Money Blog.  He has an interest in interventional radiology and helping his medical colleagues get ahead in this mad world of medicine and money.  When he's not crushing the list at the PACS station or typing up your next favorite blog post, you can usually find him at the local badminton club, movie theater or the most recently opened restaurant.