STAMFORD, Conn. — Official Payments Corp., a provider of electronic payment options to government entities, has won a contract authorizes it to collect State of Wisconsin taxes, fees, fines, tuition, and license payments by credit card over the Internet and telephone.

The service, which will charge state residents a processing fee yet to be disclosed, is expected to be introduced next month.

“We are delighted with our continued momentum in signing Wisconsin as our 17th state client,” said Thomas R. Evans, chairman and CEO of Official Payments. “Our first priority is to work with the Department of Revenue to accept income tax payments for the coming tax season.”

Official Payments, founded in 1996, provides credit card payment services to the Internal Revenue Service and roughly 650 county and municipal governments in 40 states.

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