Paying City taxes Filing and payment methods, instructions, interest rates, and penalties related to City of Philadelphia taxes. Electronic funds transfer (EFT) Description and enrollment details of the electronic funds transfer (EFT) program, which lets you pay City taxes from a bank account. Make an appointment to pay City taxes or a water bill in person How to schedule an appointment to pay a bill, or other City fee, in person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB). Modernized e-Filing (MeF) for City taxes Vendors that allow you to e-file your City taxes. How to file and pay City taxes Methods and instructions for filing returns and making payments on City taxes. Interest, penalties, and fees Current interest rates, penalty amounts, and fees that the City applies to late tax returns and delinquent payments. Pay delinquent tax balances How to pay a delinquent tax balance and who to contact if you need to set up a payment plan.