Pay Your Taxes Electronically - Use EFTPS

If you owe federal taxes, consider paying through EFTPS, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System.
 
Washington, D.C. - Business Wire - infoZine - EFTPS is a fast, easy, convenient and secure service provided free by the Department of Treasury.
  • is available to both individual and business taxpayers. With EFTPS, you can pay all your federal tax payments through the internet or by telephone. These payments include corporate, excise and employment taxes as well as your 1040 quarterly estimated tax payments.
  • is convenient and flexible. It allows individual taxpayers to schedule payments up to 365 days-and businesses up to 120 days-in advance of the payment due date. With the ability to schedule payments in advance, you can avoid missing deadlines and incurring penalties. Scheduled payments can be cancelled up to 48 hours before the scheduled payment due date.
  • EFTPS is available around-the clock. The electronic payment system and a live Customer Service representative are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Other features include an immediate, printable acknowledgement number which acts as a receipt for your payment.


After you enroll in EFTPS, you will receive a confirmation package by mail. In a separate mailing you will receive an EFTPS Personal Identification Number (PIN) with instructions for activating your enrollment. Employers who apply for and receive a new Employer Identification Number and have a federal tax obligation are automatically enrolled in EFTPS Express Enrollment to make their Federal Tax Deposits.

For more information you can visit www.IRS.gov. Click on the e-file logo and look for "Electronic Payment Options" and the EFTPS logo. To enroll, visit www.EFTPS.gov or call EFTPS Customer Service at 800-555-4477.

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