Project Update: Taxpayer Online Payment System

Read the June 21, 2018, update for the City of Albuquerque's Taxpayer Online Payment System.

What is the purpose of the City of Albuquerque's Taxpayer Online Payment System (CABQ TOPS)?

The Taxpayer Online Payment System purpose is to save time and reduce paper usage by moving the following tax payments online:

  • Lodgers Tax & Hospitality Fees - paid by the 25th of each month
  • Liquor Permits - paid annually
  • Pawn Broker Permits - paid annually

How will I get to Taxpayer Online Payment System in order to submit my tax payment?

A dedicated website will be used specifically for this system:

  • Launch the Internet Browser on your computer
  • Type the website address into the Search field:
  • Then press the Enter button on the keyboard

Are there different payment options available?

Yes. There are two options available:

  1. Credit or Debit Card - Pay tax amount plus a Bank Service Fee
  2. eCheck – Pay tax amount only - No Service Fee

Which option should I choose?

Each taxpayer decides for themselves based on their personal preference.


Submit questions to the Treasury Department via e-mail: [email protected]