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Employment Taxes - Electronic Filing and Payment Options

Form 940, Employer's Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return, and Form 944, Employer's ANNUAL Federal Tax Return 

Employment Tax e-file System 
The Employment Tax e-file System is available for Authorized IRS e-file Providers known as Reporting Agents, Software Developers, Transmitters, Electronic Return Originators (EROs), 94x OnLine Filing Providers and 94x OnLine e-Filers (IRS Authorized Signers) who want to participate in the electronic filing programs for Forms 940, 941, and 944.

940, 941, and 944 e-file Program
Business taxpayers who authorize Reporting Agents to prepare, sign and e-file their returns can electronically file Form 940, Employer's Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, Form 941, Employer's QUARTERLY Federal Tax Return and Form 944, Employer's ANNUAL Federal Tax Return.

940, 941, and 944 On-Line Filing Programs
Business taxpayers who have a computer, modem, and Web-based Internet access can file electronically through an authorized third-party transmitter using the 940, 941, and 944 On-Line Filing Program.

Employment Tax e-file Providers and Partners

Visit the Approved IRS e-file for Business Providers page where you'll link to companies who provide e-file services for employment taxes.

IRS e-file for Business Partner's page .  Be sure to check this page for special offers from our IRS e-file for Business Partners.  

Electronic Payment Options

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS).  Free from the U.S. Treasury.  Make ALL of your federal tax payments including federal tax deposits (FTDs), installment agreement and estimated tax payments using EFTPS -- securely, online or by phone. 

Electronic Payment Options for Businesses and Individuals - Convenient Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW), and Credit Card payment options.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 20-May-2015