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My 2019 AGI was less than $150K. So can I send IRS 100% of my 2019 tax in one installment right now to escape any penalty?

Not unless the payment is from withholding. If you are making estimated tax payments, that still needs to be on a quarterly basis, as stated in what you quoted: (dividing what you paid last year into four quarterly payments) and your first two quarterly payments were due yesterday, 7/15/20. Because of that, you may still end up with a penalty by making a payment today.

If you have an IRA that you can pull money from without incurring a penalty, then you can have 99% or 100% of a distribution from that IRA withheld to qualify as withholding to avoid a penalty.

AJ
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